5th Lok Sabha
4th Lok Sabha 6th Lok Sabha
Legislative bodyIndian Parliament
Election1971 Indian general election

The 5th Lok Sabha (15 March 1971 — 18 January 1977) was elected during February–March 1971.The term of the House was extended two times by one year at a time. However, the House was dissolved after having been in existence for a period of five years, 10 months, and six days. The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India. 4 sitting members from Rajya Sabha were elected to 5th Lok Sabha after the 1971 Indian general election.[1]

Indira Gandhi was the Prime Minister as in the previous 4th Lok Sabha. However, INC lost 217 seats in the next 6th Lok Sabha, which was constituted after the 1977 Indian general election.

Important members

List of members by political party

See also: List of members of the 5th Lok Sabha

Members by political party in 5th Lok Sabha are given below[2]-

S.No. Party Name Number of MPs
1 Indian National Congress (R) (INC(R)) 360
2 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 25
3 Communist Party of India (CPI) 23
4 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) 23
5 Jan Sangh (Jan Sangh) 22
6 Indian National Congress (O) (INC(O)) 16
7 Independent (Ind.) 14
8 Telangana Praja Samithi (TPS) 10
9 Swatantra Party (Swatantra Party) 8
10 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP) 3
11 Samyukta Socialist Party (SSCP) 3
12 Kerala Congress (KEC) 3
13 All India Forward Bloc(AIFB) 2
14 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) 2
15 Praja Socialist Party (PSP) 2
16 Akali Dal (Akali Dal) 1
17 All Party Hill Leaders Conference (APHLC) 1
18 Bangla Congress (Bangla Congress) 1
19 Bharatiya Kranti Dal (BKD) 1
19 Jharkhand Party (Jharkhand) 1
20 Republican Party of India (RPI) 1
21 United Goans Party (United Goans) 1
22 Utkal Congress (Utkal Congress) 1
23 Vishal Haryana Party (VHP) 1


  1. ^ "RAJYA SABHA STATISTICAL INFORMATION (1952-2013)" (PDF). Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. 2014. p. 12. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha". Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2014.