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The 14th Lok Sabha (17 May 2004 – 18 May 2009) was convened after the Indian general election, 2004 held in four phases during 20 April – 10 May 2004, which led to the formation of First Manmohan Singh Cabinet (2004–2009). The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India.

Important members

Expulsion of members for contempt of the House

On 12 December 2005, the Star TV news channel telecast the sting operation Operation Duryodhana, in which 11 Members of Parliament, 10 from Lok Sabha and 1 from Rajya Sabha, were apparently caught on video receiving cash inducements in return for raising questions in the Parliament.[2] Following swift inquiries by the Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha and a Special Committee of the Lok Sabha the members were found guilty[3] and the motion for their expulsion was adopted in respective Houses.

On 23 December 2005, the following 10 members were ousted from the 14th Lok Sabha as per the adoption of the motion calling for their expulsion:

  1. Narendra Kushwaha (BSP) – Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh
  2. Annasaheb M. K. Patil (BJP) – Erandol, Maharashtra
  3. Y. G. Mahajan (BJP) – Jalgaon, Maharashtra
  4. Manoj Kumar (Rashtriya Janata Dal) – Palamau, Jharkhand
  5. Suresh Chandel (BJP) – Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
  6. Raja Ram Pal (BSP) – Bilhaur, Uttar Pradesh
  7. Lal Chandra Kol (BJP) – Robertsganj, Uttar Pradesh
  8. Pradeep Gandhi (BJP) – Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
  9. Chandra Pratap Singh (BJP) – Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh
  10. Ramsevak Singh (Congress) – Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

List of members by political party

S.No. Party Name Party flag Number of MPs
1 Indian National Congress (INC) 75px 141
2 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 137
3 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 75px 42
4 Samajwadi Party (SP) 75px 36
5 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) 75px 24
6 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 75px 17
7 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) 75px 16
8 Shiv Sena (SS) 75px 12
9 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) 75px 11
10 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) 75px 11
11 Communist Party of India (CPI) 75px 10
12 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) 8
13 Independent (Ind.) 75px 6
14 Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) 75px 6
15 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) 5
16 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) 75px 5
17 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) 75px 2
18 Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJSP) 75px 4
19 Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) 75px 4
20 All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) 3
21 Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) 75px 3
22 Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) 3
23 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP) 75px 3
24 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) 3
25 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) 75px 2
26 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (J&KNC) 75px 2
27 Kerala Congress (KEC) 75px 2
28 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) 75px 1
29 All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) 75px 1
30 Bharatiya Navshakti Party (BNP) 75px 1
31 Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (J&KPDP) 75px 1
32 Mizo National Front (MNF) 75px 1
33 Muslim League Kerala State Committee (MLKSC) 75px 1
34 Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) 75px 1
35 National Loktantrik Party (NLP) 75px 1
36 Republican Party of India (A) (RPI(A)) 75px 1
37 Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) 75px 1

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By-elections

References

  1. "Fourteenth Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. 
  2. Operation Durhyodhana by Aniruddha Bahal of Cobrapost, contains extensive details of each interaction.
  3. Report of the Lok Sabha inquiry committee, on Parliament of India website (in PDF format)
  4. Lok Sabha Official Website accessed 19 Oct, 2007.

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