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15th Lok Sabha
14th Lok Sabha 16th Lok Sabha
Overview
Legislative bodyIndian Parliament
Election2009 Indian general election

Members of the 15th Lok Sabha were elected during the 2009 general election in India. It was dissolved on 18 May 2014 by President Pranab Mukherjee.[1]

Indian National Congress-led United Progressive Alliance won 44 more seats than the previous 14th Lok Sabha. The next 16th Lok Sabha was convened after 2014 Indian general election.

The Second Manmohan Singh ministry introduced a total of 222 Bills (apart from Finance and Appropriations Bills) in the 15th Lok Sabha. A total of 165 Bills were passed by the House, including bills introduced in previous Lok Sabhas.[2]

14 sitting members from Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament, were elected to 15th Lok Sabha after the 2009 Indian general election.[3]

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A graph of % of bills referred to Parliamentary committees

Bills

During the tenure of the 15th Lok Sabha, 71% of bills were referred to Parliamentary committees for examination[4][5]

Members

See also: List of members of the 15th Lok Sabha

Sushil Kumar Shinde, INC, Solapur, Maharashtra (2012 - May, 2014)

Number of members by the alliance in Lok Sabha

Seats of the 15th Lok Sabha

Members of the 15th Lok Sabha by political party and alliance:[7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

Alliances Party Seats Leader
United Progressive Alliance

262

Indian National Congress 206 Sushil Kumar Shinde
All India Trinamool Congress 19 Sudip Bandyopadhyay
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 18 T R Balu
Nationalist Congress Party 9 Sharad Pawar
Rashtriya Janata Dal 4 Lalu Prasad Yadav
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference 3
Bodoland People's Front 1
Indian Union Muslim League 2
National Democratic Alliance
Seats: 167
Bharatiya Janata Party 117 Sushma Swaraj
Janata Dal (United) 20
Shiv Sena 11
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 9
Shiromani Akali Dal 4
Bharat Rashtra Samithi 2 K. Chandrashekar Rao
Asom Gana Parishad 1
Haryana Janhit Congress 1
Sikkim Democratic Front 1
Bodoland People's Front 1
Third Front
Seats: 75
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 15 Basudev Acharia
Communist Party of India 4 Gurudas Dasgupta
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2 Prasanta Kumar Majumdar
All India Forward Bloc 2 Narahari Mahato
Bahujan Samaj Party 21
Biju Janata Dal 14
Telugu Desam Party 6 Nama Nageswara Rao
Janata Dal (Secular) 1
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 1
Fourth Front
Seats: 26
Samajwadi Party 22
Rashtriya Janata Dal 4
Other Parties and Independents
Seats: 21
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) 2
YSR Congress Party 2 Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
Swabhimani Paksha 1
Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi 1
All India United Democratic Front 1
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen 1
Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi 1
Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) 1
Independents 9
Nominated 2
Total 545

List of members by political party

Members by political party in 15th Lok Sabha are given below[14]-

S.No. Party Name Party flag Number of MPs Leader in Loksabha
1 Indian National Congress (INC) 222 Sushil Kumar Shinde
2 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 112 Sushma Swaraj
3 Samajwadi Party (SP) 21 Mulayam Singh Yadav
4 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 21 Dara Singh Chauhan
5 Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) 19 Ram Sundar Das
6 All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) 18 Sudip Bandyopadhyay
7 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) 18 T R Balu
8 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 16 Basudeb Acharia
9 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) 14 Arjun Charan Sethi
10 Shiv Sena (SS) 10 Anant Geete
11 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 9 M. Thambidurai
12 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 8 Sharad Pawar
13 Independent (Ind.) 7
14 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) 6 Nama Nageswara Rao
15 Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) 5
16 Communist Party of India (CPI) 4 Gurudas Dasgupta
17 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) 4 Rattan Singh Ajnala
18 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (J&KNC) 3
19 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) 3
20 All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) 2 Narahari Mahato
21 Muslim League Kerala State Committee (MLKSC) 2 E Ahamed
22 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) 2
23 Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM(P))
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2 Babu Lal Marandi
24 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP) 2
25 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) 2 K. Chandrasekhar Rao
26 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) 2 Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
27 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) 1 Asaduddin Owaisi
28 All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) 1 Badruddin Ajmal
29 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) 1 Joseph Toppo
30 Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi (BVA) 1 Baliram Sukur Jadhav
31 Bodoland People's Front (BPF) 1 Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary
32 Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) (HJC(BL)) 1 Kuldeep Bishnoi
33 Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) 1
34 Kerala Congress (Mani) (KC(M))
1 Jose K Mani
35 Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) 1 A. Ganeshamurthi
36 Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) 1 Prem Das Rai
37 Swabhimani Paksha (SWP) 1 Raju Shetti
38 Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) (SUCI(C)) 1 Tarun Mandal
39 Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) 1 Thol. Thirumavalavan
- Vacant Constituencies 22[15] -

Cabinet

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 2009–2014
Ministry Minister Term
Agriculture and Food processing industries Sharad Pawar 2009–2014
Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal 2009–2014
Civil Aviation Ajit Singh 2009–2014
Chemicals and Fertilizers M.K. Azhagiri 2009–2013 (resigned after DMK withdrew support)
Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma 2009–2014
Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal 2009–2014
Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution Sharad Pawar 2009–2014
Defence A.K. Antony 2009–2014
Earth Sciences Jaipal Reddy 2012–2014

2011 – 2012

2011 – 2011(Due to his demise)

2009 – 2011

Environment and Forests Veerappa Moily

Jayanthi Natarajan

Jairam Ramesh

2013-2014

2011–2013

2009 – 2011

External Affairs Salman Khurshid

S.M. Krishna

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Finance P. Chidambaram

Pranab Mukherjee

2012–2014

2009 – 2012 (He was elected President of India in JULY 2012)

Food Processing industries Sharad Pawar 2009–2014
Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad 2009–2014
Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel 2011–2014
Home Affairs Sushil Kumar Shinde

P. Chidambaram

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni 2009–2014
Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge 2009–2014
Law and Justice Kapil Sibal

Ashwani Kumar

Salman Khurshid

2013–2014

2012 – 2013 (resigned after allegations in Coalgate)

2009 – 2012

Mines Dinsha Patel

B.K. Handique

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

New and Renewable Energy S. Jagathrakshakan

Farooq Abdullah

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi 2009–2014
Parliamentary Affairs Kamal Nath

Pawan Kumar Bansal

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Petroleum and Natural Gas Veerappa Moily

Jaipal Reddy

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Power Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia

Veerappa Moily

Sushil Kumar Shinde

2012–2014

July 2012 – Oct. 2012

2009 – 2012

Railways Mallikarjun Kharge

C.P. Joshi

Pawan Kumar Bansal

C.P. Joshi

Mukul Roy

Dinesh Trivedi

Manmohan Singh (Additional Charge)

Mamata Banerjee

17 June 2013 – 2014

2013-2013

2012 – 2013 (resigned after allegations of bribery)

Sept. 2012 – Oct. 2012

Mar. 2012 – Sept. 2012

2011 – 2012

May 2011 – July 2011

2009 – 2011

Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi

G.K. Vasan

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Rural Development Jairam Ramesh

Vilasrao Deshmukh

2011–2014

2009 – 2011

Science and Technology Jaipal Reddy

Vayalar Ravi

Vilasrao Deshmukh

2012–2014

2011 – 2012

2009 – 2011

Shipping G.K. Vasan 2009–2014
Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja

Mukul Wasnik

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Textiles Anand Sharma 2009–2014
Tourism Chiranjeevi

Kumari Selja

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Tribal Affairs V. Kishore Chandra Deo

Kantilal Bhuria

2012–2014

2009 – 2012

Water Resources Harish Rawat 2012–2014

See also: Council of Ministers of the Republic of India

United Progressive Alliance Cabinet by party

Source: Various news organisations[16][17][18][19]
The new United Progressive Alliance (UPA) included 79 members, 78 members in the cabinet plus Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The first 20 cabinet ministers including Manmohan Singh, swore in on 22 May 2009, while the other 59 cabinet members swore in on 27 May 2009. The 5 non-Congress cabinet ministers, include M.K. Azhagiri from the DMK. Mukul Roy from Trinamool Congress, Sharad Pawar from Nationalist Congress Party, and Farooq Abdullah from National Conference represent the other non-Congress cabinet ministers.

Party Cabinet Ministers Ministers of State Total
Indian National Congress 27 32 59
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 1 4 5
Nationalist Congress Party 1 2 3
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference 1 0 1
Muslim League 0 1 1
Total 33 45 78

United Progressive Alliance cabinet by states

Source: The Hindu[20][21]

State Cabinet Ministers Ministers of State (I) Ministers of State Total
Uttar Pradesh 2
Maharashtra 5 2 2 9
Tamil Nadu 5 0 4 9
West Bengal 1 6 7
Kerala 2 0 4 6
Andhra Pradesh 3 0 4 7
Madhya Pradesh 4
Karnataka 3 0 1 4
Bihar 3
Himachal Pradesh 2 2
Meghalaya 2
Jharkhand 1 1
Uttarakhand 1 1

Subsequent vacancies and by-elections

The below list only covers seats whose vacancies were filled through by-elections. Conventionally, vacancies occurring with less than a year to go for the conclusion of the term, are generally left vacant for the remainder of the term. In the case of the 15th Lok Sabha, this means that by-elections would not have been held for vacancies post June 2013, with less than a year to go for the 2014 election. Only vacancies for which by-elections were held, i.e, occurring prior to May 2013, are mentioned here.

State Constituency Name of elected M.P. Party affiliation
Andhra Pradesh Kadapa Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

(resigned on 29 November 2010)

Indian National Congress
Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

(elected on 13 May 2011)

YSR Congress Party
Nellore Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy

(resigned on 28 February 2012)

Indian National Congress
Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy

(elected on 15 June 2012)

YSR Congress Party
Bihar Maharajganj Umashankar Singh

(died on 24 January 2013)

Rashtriya Janata Dal
Prabhunath Singh

(elected on 5 June 2013)

Rashtriya Janata Dal
Banka Digvijay Singh

(died on 24 June 2010)

Independent politician
Putul Kumari

(elected on 24 November 2010)

Independent politician
Chhattisgarh Bastar (ST) Baliram Kashyap

(died on 10 March 2011)

Bharatiya Janata Party
Dinesh Kashyap

(elected on 13 May 2011)

Bharatiya Janata Party
Gujarat Banaskantha Mukesh Gadhvi

(died on 1 March 2013)

Indian National Congress
Haribhai Chaudhary

(elected on 5 June 2013)

Bharatiya Janata Party
Porbandar Vitthalbhai Radadiya

(resigned on 3 January 2013)

Indian National Congress
Vitthalbhai Radadiya

(elected on 5 June 2013)

Bharatiya Janata Party
Haryana Hisar Bhajan Lal Bishnoi

(died on 3 June 2011)

Haryana Janhit Congress
Kuldeep Bishnoi

(elected on 17 October 2011)

Haryana Janhit Congress
Himachal Pradesh Mandi Virbhadra Singh

(resigned on 1 January 2013)

Indian National Congress
Pratibha Singh

(elected on 30 June 2013)

Indian National Congress
Jharkhand Jamshedpur Arjun Munda

(resigned on 26 February 2011)

Bharatiya Janata Party
Ajoy Kumar

(elected on 4 July 2011)

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha
Karnataka Udupi-Chikkamagaluru D. V. Sadananda Gowda

(resigned on 29 December 2011)

Bharatiya Janata Party
K. Jayaprakash Hegde

(elected on 21 March 2012)

Indian National Congress
Mandya N. Chaluvaraya Swamy

(resigned on 21 May 2013)

Janata Dal
Divya Spandana

(elected on 24 August 2013)

Indian National Congress
Bengaluru Rural H. D. Kumaraswamy

(resigned on 21 May 2013)

Janata Dal
D. K. Suresh

(elected on 24 August 2013)

Indian National Congress
Uttar Pradesh Firozabad Akhilesh Yadav

(resigned on 26 May 2009)

Samajwadi Party
Raj Babbar

(elected on 10 November 2009)

Indian National Congress
Kannauj Akhilesh Yadav

(resigned on 2 May 2012)

Samajwadi Party
Dimple Yadav

(elected on 9 June 2012)

Samajwadi Party
Uttarakhand Tehri Garhwal Vijay Bahuguna

(resigned on 23 July 2012)

Indian National Congress
Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah

(elected on 13 October 2012)

Bharatiya Janata Party
West Bengal Jangipur Pranab Mukherjee

(resigned on 25 July 2012)

Indian National Congress
Abhijit Mukherjee

(elected on 13 October 2012)

Indian National Congress
Kolkata Dakshin Mamata Banerjee

(resigned on 9 October 2011)

All India Trinamool Congress
Subrata Bakshi

(elected on 4 December 2011)

All India Trinamool Congress
Howrah Ambica Banerjee

(died on 25 April 2013)

All India Trinamool Congress
Prasun Banerjee

(elected on 5 June 2013)

All India Trinamool Congress

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