International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part F (2018)
Indian parliament and its working, changing face and need for reforms
Parliament today is not a law – making body only. It has become move and move a Multifunctional Institute performing a variety of roles. May of these interrelated and often meshing in to one another. This, however is often not appreciated and disproportionate emphasis is laid only on one or two aspects of working of Parliament. Any attempt at a comprehensive identification of roles and analysis of functions of the present day Parliament in the language of Modern Parliamentary Political Science may be quite misleading. With the view to clarifying the Concept, some of the coordinal roles and functions of the Parliament.
The Parliament of India is the Supreme bi-latateral Legislative body of Republic and its is composed of President of India and two houses, the Rajyasabha (Council of States) and the Loksabha (House of the People). As we know that the President in his role as head of the Legislative has full power to summon and prorogue either house of Parliament or to dissolve Loksabha. The President can exercise powers only upon the advice of Prime Minister and his Union Council of Ministers.
The Members of Parliament, Loksabha are directly elected by Indian Public by voting in single – member Constituency. Rajyasabha are elected by the members of all State Legislative Assembly by the proportional representation. The Parliament has a sanctioned strength of 543, 2 members nominated by the President of India from Anglo Indian race to Loksabha. Rajysabha has 238 seats and 12 members nominated by President from the expertise of different fields of Science, Culture, Art, History, Architecture, etc. The Parliament meets at Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shubhakarachary. Indian parliament and its working, changing face and need for reforms. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(4):437-442.