Political Science(GS) Parliament-Lok Sabha Revision (Page 1 of 2)

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Lok Sabha - the Lower House of Indian Parliament

Parliament is the supreme legislative body of our country.

Our Parliament consists of two houses upper house and lower house or alternatively Lok Sabha (House of the People) and Rajya Sabha (Council of States) both headed by President. The head may summon and prorogue either

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Composition of Lob Sabha

The Constitution has bound the maximum limit of members in Lok Sabha to 552 members. This should include maximum 20 members of Union Territories and only 2 members from the Anglo-Indian community.

Currently, the Lok Sabha has 545 members including the Speaker as well as two m

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Tenure of Lok Sabha

The general tenure of Lok Sabha is of five years. In case of emergency, it is extended one more year and that too, the decision has to be taken within 6 months when the emergency is ceased.

Membership of Lob Sabha

A member of Lok Sabha should have the following capabilities:

  • He should be a citizen of India,
  • He should not be less than 25 years of age,
  • He should be mentally sound,
  • He shouldn’t have been declared bankrupt by the court of law.
  • He should be free of any accusations o

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Sessions of Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha divides its work into three sessions all through the year.

  • Budget Session: February to May,
  • Monsoon Session: July to September,
  • Winter Session: November to December

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