14th Lok Sabha
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Overview
Legislative bodyIndian Parliament
Election2004 Indian general election

The 14th Lok Sabha (17 May 2004 – 18 May 2009) was convened after the 2004 Indian general election held in four phases during 20 April – 10 May 2004, which led to the formation of first Manmohan Singh ministry (2004–2009). Indian National Congress-led United Progressive Alliance won 62 more seats than previous 13th Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India. 8 sitting members from Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament, were elected to 14th Lok Sabha after the 2004 Indian general election.[1]

The next 15th Lok Sabha was convened after 2009 Indian general election.

A graph of % of bills referred to Parliamentary committees

Bills

During the tenure of the 14th Lok Sabha, 60% of bills were referred to Parliamentary committees for examination.[2][3]

Members

Expulsion of members for contempt of the House

On 12 December 2005, the Star TV news channel telecast the sting operation Operation Duryodhana, in which 11 Members of Parliament, 10 from Lok Sabha and 1 from Rajya Sabha, were apparently caught on video receiving cash inducements in return for raising questions in the Parliament.[5] Following swift inquiries by the Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha and a Special Committee of the Lok Sabha the members were found guilty[6] and the motion for their expulsion was adopted in respective Houses.

On 23 December 2005, the following 10 members were ousted from the 14th Lok Sabha as per the adoption of the motion calling for their expulsion:

  1. Narendra Kushwaha (BSP) – Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh
  2. Annasaheb M. K. Patil (BJP) – Erandol, Maharashtra
  3. Y. G. Mahajan (BJP) – Jalgaon, Maharashtra
  4. Manoj Kumar (RJD) – Palamau, Jharkhand
  5. Suresh Chandel (BJP) – Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
  6. Raja Ram Pal (BSP) – Bilhaur, Uttar Pradesh
  7. Lal Chandra Kol (BSP) – Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh
  8. Pradeep Gandhi (BJP) – Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
  9. Chandra Pratap Singh (BJP) – Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh
  10. Ramsevak Singh (Congress) – Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

List of members by political party

See also: List of members of the 14th Lok Sabha

S.No. Party Name Party flag Number of MPs Leader in Lok Sabha
1 Indian National Congress (INC)
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141 Sonia Gandhi
2 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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130 L. K. Advani
3 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))
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43
4 Samajwadi Party (SP) 36
5 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
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24
6 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
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17
7 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
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16
8 Shiv Sena (SS) 12
9 Biju Janata Dal (BJD)
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11
10 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
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11
11 Communist Party of India (CPI)
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10
12 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) 8
13 Independent (Ind.)
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6
14 Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK)
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6
15 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) 5
16 Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
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5 Kinjarapu Yerran Naidu
17 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
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5 K. Chandrashekar Rao
18 Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJSP)
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4
19 Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK)
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4
20 All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) 3
21 Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) 3
22 Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD)
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3
23 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP)
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3
24 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) 2
25 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (J&KNC)
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2
26 Kerala Congress (KEC)
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2
27 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)
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1
28 All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)
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2
29 Bharatiya Navshakti Party (BNP)
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1
31 Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (J&KPDP) 1
32 Mizo National Front (MNF) 1
33 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML)
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1
34 Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF)
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1
35 National Loktantrik Party (NLP)
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1
36 Republican Party of India (A) (RPI(A))
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1
37 Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF)
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1

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References

  1. ^ "RAJYA SABHA STATISTICAL INFORMATION (1952-2013)" (PDF). Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. 2014. p. 12. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "The Importance of Parliamentary Committees". PRS Legislative Research. Retrieved 29 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Only one bill in monsoon session sent to parliamentary committee". mint. 13 August 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2021.
  4. ^ "Fourteenth Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016.
  5. ^ Operation Durhyodhana by Aniruddha Bahal of Cobrapost, contains extensive details of each interaction. Archived 23 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Report of the Lok Sabha inquiry committee, on Parliament of India website (in PDF format)
  7. ^ Lok Sabha Official Website accessed 19 October 2007. Archived 19 December 2007 at the Wayback Machine