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Statewise Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats in India?

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The Lok Sabha is the Lower House of of Indian Parliament which is composed of representatives of the people from 543 constituencies, chosen by direct election on the basis and 2 nominated members from anglo-indian community. 

The total elective membership is distributed among the states in proportion to their population. Total 131 seats are reserved for representatives of SC (84) and ST (47) community.

 

STATEWISE Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats

    Total General  SC  ST
1 ANDHRA PRADESH 25 20 4 1
2 ARUNACHAL PRADESH 2 2 - -
3 ASSAM 14 11 1 2
4 BIHAR 40 34 6 -
5 JHARKHAND 14 8 1 5
6 GOA 2 2 - -
7 GUJARAT 26 20 2 4
8 HARYANA 10 8 2 -
9 HIMACHAL PRADESH 4 3 1 -
10 JAMMU & KASHMIR 6 6 - -
11 KARNATAKA 28 21 5 2
12 KERALA 20 18 2 -
13 MADHYA PRADESH 29 19 4 6
14 CHHATTISGARH 11 6 1 4
15 MAHARASHTRA 48 39 5 4
16 MANIPUR 2 1 - 1
17 MEGHALAYA 2 - - 2
18 MIZORAM 1 - - 1
19 NAGALAND 1 1 - -
20 ORISSA 21 13 3 5
21 PUNJAB 13 9 4 -
22 RAJASTHAN 25 18 4 3
23 SIKKIM 1 1 - -
24 TAMIL NADU 39 32 7 -
25 TELANGANA 17 12 3 2
26 TRIPURA 2 1 - 1
27 UTTAR PRADESH 80 63 17 -
28 UTTARAKHAND 5 4 1 -
29 WEST BENGAL 42 30 10 2
30 ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS 1 1 - -
31 CHANDIGARH 1 1 - -
32 DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI 1 - - 1
33 DAMAN & DIU 1 1 - -
34 DELHI 7 6 1 -
35 LAKSHADWEEP 1 - - 1
36 PONDICHERRY 1 1 - -
  TOTAL  543 412 84 47
posted Jul 28, 2015 by anonymous

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Qualification

A member of the Rajya Sabha must:

  • Be a citizen of India

  • Make and subscribe before some person authorized in that behalf by the Election Commission an oath or affirmation according to the form set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule to the Constitution;

  • Be at least 30 years old;

  • Possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed in that behalf by or under any law made by Parliament.

  • Be elected by the Legislative Assembly of States and Union territories by means of Single transferable vote through Proportional representation.

 

STATEWISE Distribution of Rajya Sabha Seats

Rajya Sabha members are elected by state legislatures rather than directly through the electorate by single transferable vote method. Members sit in Rajya Sabha in Parliament House, New Delhi. The total elective membership is distributed among the states in proportion to their population.

Name of State and Union Territory  No. of Seats
Arunachal Pradesh 1
Goa 1
Manipur 1
Meghalaya  1
Mizoram  1
Nagaland 1 
Pondicherry 1
Sikkim 1
Tripura 1
Himachal Pradesh 3
National Capital Territory (Delhi) 3
Uttarakhand 3
Jammu & Kashmir 4
Chhattisgarh 5
Haryana 5
Jharkhand 6
Assam 7
Punjab 7
Telangana 7
Kerala 9
Odisha 10
Rajasthan 10
Andhra Pradesh 11
Gujarat 11
Madhya Pradesh 11
Karnataka 12
Nominated 12
Bihar 16
West Bengal 16
Tamil Nadu 18
Maharashtra 19
Uttar Pradesh 31
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