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Members of the 16th Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
were elected during the 2014 Indian general election. The elections were conducted in 9 phases from 7 April 2014 to 12 May 2014 by the Election Commission of India.[1] The results of the election were declared on 16 May 2014. The Bharatiya Janata Party (of the NDA) achieved an absolute majority with 282 seats out of 543, 166 more than previous 15th Lok Sabha. Its PM candidate Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi
took office on 26 May 2014 as the 14th prime minister of independent India. The first session was scheduled to be convened from June 4 to June 11, 2014.[2] There is no leader of the opposition in the 16th Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
as the Indian Parliament
Indian Parliament
rules state that a party in the Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
must have at least 10% of total seats (545) in order to be considered the opposition party. The Indian National Congress (of the UPA) could only manage 44 seats while the All India
India
Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
party from Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
came a close third with 37 seats. Mallikarjun Kharge has been declared the leader of the Indian National Congress
Indian National Congress
in the Lok Sabha.[3] 5 sitting members from Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament, were elected to 16th Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
after the Indian general elections, 2014.[4]

Contents

1 Members

1.1 Party-wise Distribution of Seats 1.2 Criminal background 1.3 Financial background

2 References 3 External links

Members[edit]

Seat distribution in the 16th Lok Sabha

Main article: List of members of the 16th Lok Sabha

Speaker: Sumitra Mahajan, BJP[5] Deputy Speaker: M. Thambidurai, AIADMK Leader of the House: Narendra Modi, BJP Leader of the Opposition: None, as no opposition party received 10% membership of the House. The single largest opposition party currently it is the Indian National Congress, with 48 seats.[6][7] Secretary General: Snehlata Shrivastava

Party-wise Distribution of Seats[edit] Following 37 political parties are represented in 16th Lok Sabha[8]:

Party Abr. Seats Leader in Lok Sabha

Bharatiya Janata Party BJP 273 (272 + 1 Speaker) Narendra Modi

Indian National Congress INC 48[9] Mallikarjun Kharge[10]

All India
India
Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam AIADMK 37 Ponnusamy Venugopal / M. Thambidurai[11]

All India
India
Trinamool Congress AITC 34 Sudip Bandyopadhyay[12]

Biju Janata Dal BJD 20 Bhartruhari Mahtab

Shiv Sena SS 18 Anant Geete[13]

Telugu Desam Party TDP 16 Thota Narasimham[14]

Telangana Rashtra Samithi TRS 11 A. P. Jithender Reddy[15]

Communist Party of India
India
(Marxist) CPI(M) 9 P. Karunakaran

YSR Congress Party YSRCP 9 Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy[16]

Samajwadi Party SP 7 Mulayam Singh Yadav

Lok Janshakti Party LJP 6 Ram Vilas Paswan[17]

Nationalist Congress Party NCP 6 Tariq Anwar

Aam Aadmi Party AAP 4 Bhagwant Mann[18]

Shiromani Akali Dal SAD 4 Ranjit Singh Brahmpura

All India
India
United Democratic Front AIUDF 3 Badruddin Ajmal

Independents IND 3 -

Rashtriya Janata Dal RJD 3 Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav

Rashtriya Lok Samta Party RLSP 3 Upendra Kushwaha

Apna Dal AD 2 Anupriya Patel

Indian National Lok Dal INLD 2 Charanjeet Singh Rori

Indian Union Muslim League IUML 2 E. T. Mohammed Basheer

Janata Dal (Secular) JD(S) 2 H. D. Deve Gowda

Janata Dal (United) JD(U) 2 Kaushalendra Kumar

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha JMM 2 Shibu Soren

All India
India
Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen AIMIM 1 Asaduddin Owaisi

All India
India
N.R. Congress AINRC 1 R. Radhakrishnan

Communist Party of India CPI 1 C. N. Jayadevan

Jammu & Kashmir National Conference JKNC 1 Farooq Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party JKPDP 1 Muzaffar Hussain Baig

Kerala Congress (M) KC(M) 1 Jose K. Mani

National Peoples Party NPP 1 Conrad Sangma

Pattali Makkal Katchi PMK 1 Anbumani Ramadoss

Revolutionary Socialist Party RSP 1 N.K. Premachandran

Sikkim Democratic Front SDF 1 Prem Das Rai

Swabhimani Paksha SWP 1 Raju Shetti

Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik) JAP(L) 1 Pappu Yadav

Nominated Anglo-Indians (Bharatiya Janata Party) NOM 2 Richard Hay and George Baker

Vacant 5 [19] (Anantnag, Bhandara–Gondiya, Palghar, Kairana and Nagaland constituencies)

Criminal background[edit]

Case-wise distribution of the 542 members of the 16th Lok Sabha.[20]   With serious criminal cases (20.66%)   With non-serious criminal cases (13.47%)   Without any criminal cases (65.87%)

About one-third of all winners had at least one pending criminal case against them, with some having serious criminal cases.[21] * Criteria for "serious" criminal cases:[20]

Offence for which maximum punishment is of 5 years or more. If an offence is non-bailable. If it is an electoral offence (e.g. IPC 171E or bribery). Offence related to loss to exchequer. Offences that are assault, murder, kidnap, rape related. Offences that are mentioned in Representation of the People Act (Section 8). Offences under Prevention of Corruption Act. Crimes against women.

Compared to the 15th Lok Sabha, there is an increase of members with criminal cases. In 2009, 158 (30%) of the 521 members analysed had criminal cases, of which 77 (15%) had serious criminal cases.[20][22] Financial background[edit]

Asset-wise distribution of the 542 members in the 16th Lok Sabha.[20]   Assets > ₹10 crore (US$1.5 million) (24.35%)   Assets between ₹5 crore (US$770,000) and ₹10 crore (US$1.5 million) (12.92%)   Assets between ₹1 crore (US$150,000) and ₹5 crore (US$770,000) (44.46%)   Assets < ₹1 crore (US$150,000) (18.27%)

Out of the 542 members analysed, 443 (82%) are having assets of ₹1 crore (US$150,000) or more. In the 15th Lok Sabha, out of 521 members analysed, 300 (58%) members had assets of ₹1 crore (US$150,000) or more.[20] The average assets per member are ₹14.7 crore (US$2.3 million) (in 2009, this figure was ₹5.35 crore (US$820,000)).

Political party No. of members Average assets per member[20]

Bharatiya Janata Party 273 ₹11.5 crore (US$1.8 million)

Indian National Congress 48 ₹13.2 crore (US$2.0 million)

AIADMK 37 ₹6.4 crore (US$980,000)

AITC 34 ₹2.5 crore (US$380,000)

Others 151 ₹25.0 crore (US$3.8 million)

Total 543 ₹14.7 crore (US$2.3 million)

References[edit]

^ "General Elections – 2014 : Schedule of Elections" (PDF). 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.  ^ "First Session of 16th Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
scheduled from June 4 to 11". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.  ^ Kharge to lead Congress in Lok SabhaBusiness Line ^ "Bye - elections to the Council of State s from various States" (PDF). ECI, New Delhi. Retrieved 24 October 2017.  ^ "New responsibility a challenge: Mahajan". The Hindu. 6 June 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2014.  ^ "No Leader of the Opposition in the 16th Lok Sabha". NDTV. June 9, 2014. Retrieved June 9, 2014.  ^ "Congress wrests back Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh from BJP in by-election, its tally goes up to 45 in Lok Sabha". CNN-IBN. 24 November 2015.  ^ http://164.100.47.194/loksabha/Members/PartyWiseStatisticalList.aspx ^ "Congress wrests back Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh from BJP in by-election, its tally goes up to 45 in Lok Sabha". CNN-IBN. 24 November 2015.  ^ Rahul ducks, Kharge to lead Congress in Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha
- Hindustan Times ^ L. Renganathan (18 August 2014). "Venugopal to become AIADMK
AIADMK
leader in LS". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 August 2014.  ^ "Sudip Bandopadhyay to be TMC party leader in Lok Sabha". Kolkata: Zee News. 18 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.  ^ "Sena MP's 'saffron flag atop Red Fort' remark invites Opposition ire". Indian Express. 11 June 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.  ^ "Satyanarayana Chowdary named TDP Parliamentary Party leader". The Economic Times. 4 June 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.  ^ "Jitender Reddy to lead TRS MPs in LS". Hyderabad: The Hindu. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.  ^ వైఎస్ఆర్ సిపి పార్లమెంటరీ పార్టీ నేతగా మేకపాటి ^ " Ram Vilas Paswan
Ram Vilas Paswan
elected LJSP parliamentary party leader". The Economic Times. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.  ^ [1] ^ http://164.100.47.194/Loksabha/Members/vacant.aspx ^ a b c d e f Association for Democratic Reforms ^ A third of MPs have criminal cases, Shiv Sena
Shiv Sena
tops list: report NDTV.com ^ Every third newly-elected MP has criminal background - The Times of India

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Rao Inderjit Singh

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Raj Kumar Singh

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Alphons Kannanthanam

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Hardeep Singh Puri

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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

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Parsottambhai Rupala S. S. Ahluwalia Sudarshan Bhagat

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Jitendra Singh

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Mansukh L. Mandaviya

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Jayant Sinha

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Chhotu Ram Chaudhary

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Arjun Ram Meghwal

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Subhash Ramrao Bhamre

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Ramesh Jigajinagi

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Y. S. Chowdary

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P. P. Choudhary

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M. J. Akbar V. K. Singh

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Arjun Ram Meghwal Santosh Gangwar

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Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

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Anupriya Patel Faggan Singh Kulaste

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G. M. Siddeshwara

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Hansraj Ahir Kiren Rijiju

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Babul Supriyo Rao Inderjit Singh

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Mahendra Nath Pandey Upendra Kushwaha

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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

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P P Choudhary

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Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Giriraj Singh

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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Parsottambhai Rupala

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Arjun Ram Meghwal Vijay Goel

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Jitendra Singh

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Jitendra Singh

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Manoj Sinha Rajen Gohain

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Mansukh L. Mandaviya Pon Radhakrishnan

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Ram Kripal Yadav

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Y. S. Chowdary

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Krishan Pal Gurjar Ramdas Athawale Vijay Sampla

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Vishnudeo Sai

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Mansukh L. Mandaviya Pon Radhakrishnan

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Jitendra Singh

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Ajay Tamta

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Jasvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor

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Arjun Ram Meghwal Satya Pal Singh

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Maneka Gandhi

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