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Rajya Sabha details with their lists of members by states
 
Rajyasabha Of India
 
Parliament consists of the President and the two Houses-the Council of States and the House of the People.While the two Houses continue to be recognised by these names in the Constitution, they are in actual practice known respectively as the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha.

Fourth Schedule as amended in 1956


The Fourth Schedule was amended by the Andhra State Act, 1953, States Reorganisation Act, 1956, and the Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1956. The Schedule, as amended, was replaced by the following Schedule in its entirety, by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956.The new allocation of seats amongst various States and Union territories was as follows:

1. Andhra Pradesh 18
2. Assam 7
3. Bihar 22
4. Bombay 27
5. Kerala 9
6. Madhya Pradesh 16
7. Madras 17
8. Mysore 12
9. Orissa 10
10. Punjab 11
11. Rajasthan 10
12. Uttar Pradesh 34
13. West Bengal 16
14. Jammu & Kashmir 4
15. Delhi 3
16. Himachal Pradesh 2
17. Manipur 1
18. Tripura 1


TOTAL 220
Present allocation of seats The maximum membership of the Rajya Sabha as laid down in the Constitution is 250. The present strength, however, is 245 members of whom 233 are representatives of the States and Union territories and 12 are nominated by the President. The allocation of seats to be filled by representatives of the States and Union territories as presently laid down in the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution is as follows:

TABLE-II States No. of Members

1. Andhra Pradesh 18
2. Arunachal Pradesh 1
3. Assam 7
4. Bihar 22
5. Goa 1
6. Gujarat 11
7. Haryana 5
8. Himachal Pradesh 3
9. Jammu & Kashmir 4
10. Karnataka 12
11. Kerala 9
12. Madhya Pradesh 16
13. Maharashtra 19
14. Manipur 1
15. Meghalaya 1
16. Mizoram 1
17. Nagaland 1
18. Orissa 10
19. Punjab 7
20 Rajasthan 10
21 Sikkim 1
22. Tamil Nadu 18
23. Tripura 1
24. Uttar Pradesh 34
25. West Bengal 16
Union territories
26. Delhi 3
27. Pondicherry 1


TOTAL 233

 

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