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Indian States That Have The Highest Number of Lok Sabha Seats

06-OCT-2017 17:13

Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage. The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is 552, which is made up by election of upto 530 members to represent the States, upto 20 members to represent the Union Territories and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the Hon'ble President, if, in his/her opinion, that community is not adequately represented in the House. Here, we are giving the list of Indian States that have the highest number of Lok Sabha seats for general awareness.

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List of Indian States That Have The Highest Number of Lok Sabha Seats

State/Union Territory

Number of Parliamentary seats

Uttar Pradesh

80

Maharashtra

48

West Bengal

42

Andhra Pradesh

42

Uttar Pradesh

80

Tamil Nadu

39

Madhya Pradesh

29

Karnataka

28

Gujarat

26

Rajasthan

25

Andhra Pradesh

25

Rajasthan

25

Odisha

21

Kerala

20

Power and Functions of Indian Parliament

Article 79 of the Constitution of India states that there shall be a Parliament for the Union, which comprises of the President and the two Houses- Rajya Sabha (the council of states) and Lok sabha (House of the people). In the above list on the Indian States that have the Highest Number of Lok Sabha Seats as per report of Election Commission and the seat allotted for Lok Sabha represents a single geographic constituency which is currently 543 constituencies.

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7 Comment

Knowledge Mahn,

Please update it, k?? Simply posting stuff. W/out any sense....

studentira,

thank you it helped me for my worksheet

rohan,

Please verify your facts. The 5th position is Bihar with 40 Lok sabha seats.

Sunil ,

Bihar has 40seats in Lok Sabha . So it should be in 5th position and not TN .

ASIS KUMAR SUR,

very nice

Valji Mepani,

why Narandra Modi has no Lok sabha seat? Is Modi educated ? If he is not how can he be a leader of BJP? does Modi speak English?

asim,

what about bihar with 40 seat?

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