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  • Nehal

    May 22, 2021 at 10:19 am
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    The Rajya Sabha was established on 3 April, 1952. The first ever elected chairmen was Rajya Sabha was “Dr. S. Radhakrishnan”. The most extreme strength of Rajya Sabha is 250 Members, of which 238 are to be elected and 12 are to be assigned by the President of India.

    In Lok Sabha members are directly elected by the Indian public voting for candidates. Lok Sabha is also known as “the house of people” or “The lower house”. Each and every adult person can vote but only from his constituency. Once when it’s decided who won the Lok Sabha elections, they are known as ‘Member of Parliament’. The one person who won hold’s his office of profit for 5 years. But he can be terminated anytime by President on the advice of the council of ministers under some conditions. Total of 545 members are elected through one election which takes place in once in 5 years.

    In Rajya Sabha members are elected by the members of all State Legislative Assembly. The President of India is considered to be the ceremonial head of the country. Rajya Sabha is also known as “the Council of States” or “the upper house”. In Rajya Sabha members are not elected directly by people of India but by the Members of Legislative Assemblies. 12 members can directly be nominated by the Present for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services. Unlike Lok Sabha, members are elected for 6 years, but 1/3 of them are to be elected again after 2 years. A bill before it becomes an act it is reviewed by Rajya Sabha. In certain cases Lok Sabha becomes more powerful than Rajya Sabha, for instance: money bill is be originated from Lok Sabha only. The main purpose of the Rajya Sabha is to debate on the bills sent by Lok Sabha.

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