Composition of 17th Lok Sabha

The seventeenth Lok Sabha is prepared to count on office in early June, reviews endorse. After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) retained electricity, winning over 350 Lok Sabha seats. The BJP itself emerged victorious in over 300 seats.

Results of the Lok Sabha elections from 542 out of 543 parliamentary constituencies were declared on May 23. Polling became canceled in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore after a coins haul. Voters in Vellore will go with a Member of Parliament (MP) at a later date.

Here’s an examination of the seventeenth Lok Sabha composition and participants who will sit within the Lower House of Parliament for the subsequent five-12 month’s term.


397 MPs from countrywide events

Political parties are classified as ‘national events,’ ‘nation parties,’ etc. According to an evaluation using PRS Legislative Research, 397 out of the 542 MPs come from countrywide events. These include 52 from the Congress and 22 from the Trinamool Congress, among others.

The remaining MPs are from state events, including the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) from Tamil Nadu and the Yuvajana Sramika Raithu Congress Party (YSRCP) from Andhra Pradesh.

First-time MPs

A whopping 300 out of the 542 MPs have been elected to the Lower House for the first time. An overall of 197 MPs, who have been in the 16th Lok Sabha, had been re-elected. In the outgoing Lok Sabha, 314 MPs were first-time contributors. The average age of the 17th Lok Sabha is fifty-four years. According to analysis through PRS, approximately 12 percentage of those MPs are below the age of forty while 6 percentage is approximately the age of 70.

The youngest MP to be elected this time is 25-yr-old Chandrani Murmu. Murmu, a tribal woman, won the Keonjhar Lok Sabha seat in Odisha. She represents the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). In reality, at the age of 25 years and 11 months, the engineering graduate has emerged as the youngest MP.

Educational qualification

About 43 percent of the MPs in Lok Sabha are actually graduates. Another 25 percent are post-graduates. Only 4 percent have a doctorate. This way, 349 MPs are at least graduates.

Women within the Lower House

As many as seventy-eight ladies were elected to the Lok Sabha. This is the very best illustration of women the Lower House has ever visible. The wide variety is up from what becomes sixty-two in 2014.

However, this 14 percentage representation is appreciably less than what is visible in other countries together with Bangladesh (21 percentage), United States (24 percentage), and United Kingdom (32 percentage).

Professional history of MPs

Members of the new Lok Sabha come from diverse professional backgrounds. These include artists, scientific practitioners, agriculture, enterprise, legal professionals, and political and social services.

Around 39 percentage of MPs come from a political or social painting’s background. This is observed through human beings coming from agricultural sports (38 percentage). About 23 percentage are businessmen.

The rich MPs

A total of 475 contributors are ‘crorepatis.’ Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s son Nakul Nath, who won the own family bastion Chhindwara, tops the list according to evaluation through the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR).

ADR analyzed affidavits on property and liabilities of 539 new MPs. The corporation turned into unable to get entry to affidavits of 3 new MPs — of the BJP and one of the Congress.
The average of belongings of winners in the Lok Sabha elections is Rs 20.Nine crores. There are 266 MPs whose assets are Rs five crore or above. The wide variety of crorepati MPs elected in 2009 and 2014 were 315 (fifty-eight percentage) and 443 (82 percentage).