Articles related to MPs, MLAs and MLCs

Article 80

  1. The maximum strength of Rajya Sabha to be 250
  2. Out of 250, 12 members are nominated by the President and 238 are representatives of the States and of the two Union Territories.
  3. The members nominated by the President are persons having special knowledge or practical experience in respect of such matters as literature, science, art and social service.

Article 81

  1. Limits the maximum strength of the House of the People or the Lok Sabha to 552.
  2. Out of 552, 530 members are elected to represent the States.
  3. Upto 20 members are elected to represent the Union Territories and

Article 331

  1. Not more than 2 members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the Hon'ble President to the House of People, if, in his/her opinion, that community is not adequately represented in the House.

Article 170

  1. The number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of each State to consist of not more than 500 and.
  2. Not less than 60, members chosen by direct election from territorial constituencies in the State.

Article 171

  1. The total number of members in the Legislative Council of a State shall not exceed one-third of the total number of members in the Legislative Assembly of that State.
  2. The total number of members in the Legislative Council of a State shall in no case be less than 40.

Article 333

Empowers the Governor to nominate one member of the Anglo-Indian community to the Legislative Assembly of the State if in his opinion the community is not adequately represented therein.

Fourth Schedule

The distribution of seats of the Rajya Sabha among the States and Union Territories is detailed in the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution of India.