The 17th Lok Sabha is all set to count on office in early June, reports recommend. This is after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) retained electricity, prevailing over 350 Lok Sabha seats. The BJP itself emerged positive in over three hundred seats.
Results of the Lok Sabha elections from 542 out of 543 parliamentary constituencies had been declared on May 23. Polling changed into cancelled in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore after a cash haul. Voters in Vellore will choose a Member of Parliament (MP) at a later date.
Here’s a take a look at the composition of the 17th Lok Sabha and members who will sit down inside the Lower House of Parliament for the next 5-12 months term.
Political events are categorized ‘national parties’, ‘country events’, etc. According to an evaluation by PRS Legislative Research, 397 out of the 542 MPs come from national parties. These include fifty two from the Congress and 22 from the Trinamool Congress, among others.
The final MPs are from nation events which include the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) from Tamil Nadu and the Yuvajana Sramika Raithu Congress Party (YSRCP) from Andhra Pradesh.
A whopping 300 out of the 542 MPs had been elected to the Lower House of the first time.
A overall of 197 MPs, who have been inside the 16th Lok Sabha, have been re-elected. In the outgoing Lok Sabha, 314 MPs were first-time members.
The common age of the 17th Lok Sabha is 54 years. According to analysis with the aid of PRS, approximately 12 percentage of those MPs are underneath the age of 40 while 6 percent are approximately the age of 70.
The youngest MP to be elected this time is 25-year-old Chandrani Murmu. Murmu, a tribal woman, won the Keonjhar Lok Sabha seat in Odisha. She represents the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
In fact, at the age of 25 years and 11 months, the engineering graduate has end up the youngest MP.