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Members of the 15th Lok Sabha were elected during the 2009 general election in India. It was dissolved on 18 May 2014 by President Pranab Mukherjee.[1]

Indian National Congress led United Progressive Alliance won 44 more seats than previous 14th Lok Sabha. The next 16th Lok Sabha was convened after 2014 Indian general election.

The Second Manmohan Singh ministry introduced a total of 222 Bills (apart from Finance and Appropriations Bills) in the 15th Lok Sabha. A total of 165 Bills were by passed by the House, including bills introduced in previous Lok Sabhas.[2]

14 sitting members from Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament, were elected to 15th Lok Sabha after the 2009 Indian general election.[3]

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Important membersEdit

Number of members by alliance in Lok SabhaEdit

List of members by political partyEdit

Members by political party in 15th Lok Sabha are given below[12]-

S.No. Party Name Party flag Number of MPs Leader in Loksabha
1 Indian National Congress (INC)   222 Sushil Kumar Shinde/Sonia Gandhi
2 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 112 Sushma Swaraj
3 Samajwadi Party (SP) 21 Mulayam Singh Yadav
4 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)   21 Dara Singh Chauhan
5 Janata Dal (United) (JD(U))   19 Ram Sundar Das
6 All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)   18 Sudip Bandyopadhyay
7 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)   18 T R Balu
8 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))   16 Basudeb Acharia
9 Biju Janata Dal (BJD)   14 Arjun Charan Sethi
10 Shiv Sena (SS) 10 Anant Geete
11 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 9 M. Thambidurai
12 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)   8 Sharad Pawar
13 Independent (Ind.)   7
14 Telugu Desam Party (TDP)   6 Nama Nageswara Rao
15 Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) 5
16 Communist Party of India (CPI)   4 Gurudas Dasgupta
17 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) 4 Rattan Singh Ajnala
18 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (J&KNC)   3
19 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)   3
20 All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) 2 Narahari Mahato
21 Muslim League Kerala State Committee (MLKSC)   2 E Ahamed
22 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) 2
23 Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM(P)) 2 Babu Lal Marandi
24 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP)   2
25 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)   2 K. Chandrasekhar Rao
26 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) 2 Jagan Mohan Reddy
27 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) 1 Asaduddin Owaisi
28 All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) 1 Badruddin Ajmal
29 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)   1 Joseph Toppo
30 Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi (BVA) 1 Baliram Sukur Jadhav
31 Bodoland People's Front (BPF)   1 Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary
32 Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) (HJC(BL)) 1 Kuldeep Bishnoi
33 Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) 1
34 Kerala Congress (Mani) (KC(M)) 1 Jose K Mani
35 Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK)   1 A. Ganeshamurthi
36 Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF)   1 Prem Das Rai
37 Swabhimani Paksha (SWP) 1 Raju Shetti
38 Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) (SUCI(C))   1 Dr Tarun Mandal
39 Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK)   1 Thol. Thirumavalavan
- Vacant Constituencies 22[13] -

CabinetEdit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 2009–2014
Ministry Minister Term
Agriculture and Food processing industries Sharad Pawar 2009–2014
Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal 2009–2014
Civil Aviation Ajit Singh 2009–2014
Chemicals and Fertilizers M.K. Azhagiri 2009 - 2013 (resigned after DMK withdrew support)
Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma 2009–2014
Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal 2009–2014
Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Sharad Pawar 2009–2014
Defence A.K. Antony 2009–2014
Earth Sciences Jaipal Reddy 2012–2014

2011 - 2012

2011 - 2011(Due to his demise)

2009 - 2011

Environment and Forests Veerappa Moily

Jayanthi Natarajan

Jairam Ramesh

2013-2014

2011–2013

2009 - 2011

External Affairs Salman Khurshid

S.M. Krishna

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Finance P. Chidambaram

Pranab Mukherjee

2012–2014

2009 - 2012 (He was elected President of India in JULY 2012)

Food Processing industries Sharad Pawar 2009–2014
Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad 2009–2014
Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel 2011–2014
Home Affairs Sushil Kumar Shinde

P. Chidambaram

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni 2009–2014
Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge 2009–2014
Law and Justice Kapil Sibal

Ashwani Kumar

Salman Khurshid

2013–2014

2012 - 2013 (resigned after allegations in Coalgate)

2009 - 2012

Mines Dinsha Patel

B.K. Handique

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

New and Renewable Energy S. Jagathrakshakan

Farooq Abdullah

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi 2009–2014
Parliamentary Affairs Kamal Nath

Pawan Kumar Bansal

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Petroleum and Natural Gas Veerappa Moily

Jaipal Reddy

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Power Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia

Veerappa Moily

Sushil Kumar Shinde

2012–2014

July 2012 - Oct. 2012

2009 - 2012

Railways Mallikarjun Kharge

C.P. Joshi

Pawan Kumar Bansal

C.P. Joshi

Mukul Roy

Dinesh Trivedi

Manmohan Singh (Additional Charge)

Mamata Banerjee

17 June 2013 – 2014

2013-2013

2012 - 2013 (resigned after allegations of bribery)

Sept. 2012 - Oct. 2012

Mar. 2012 - Sept. 2012

2011 - 2012

May 2011 - July 2011

2009 - 2011

Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi

G.K. Vasan

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Rural Development Jairam Ramesh

Vilasrao Deshmukh

2011–2014

2009 - 2011

Science and Technology Jaipal Reddy

Vayalar Ravi

Vilasrao Deshmukh

2012–2014

2011 - 2012

2009 - 2011

Shipping G.K. Vasan 2009–2014
Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja

Mukul Wasnik

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Textiles Anand Sharma 2009–2014
Tourism Chiranjeevi

Kumari Selja

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Tribal Affairs V. Kishore Chandra Deo

Kantilal Bhuria

2012–2014

2009 - 2012

Water Resources Harish Rawat 2012–2014

United Progressive Alliance Cabinet by partyEdit

Source: Various news organisations[14][15][16][17]
The new United Progressive Alliance (UPA) included 79 members, 78 members in the cabinet plus Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The first 20 cabinet ministers including Manmohan Singh, swore in on 22 May 2009, while the other 59 cabinet members swore in on 27 May 2009. The 5 non-Congress cabinet ministers, include M.K. Azhagiri from the DMK. Mukul Roy from Trinamool Congress, Sharad Pawar from Nationalist Congress Party and Farooq Abdullah from National Conference represent the other non-Congress cabinet ministers.

Party Cabinet Ministers Ministers of State Total
Indian National Congress 27 32 59
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 1 4 5
Nationalist Congress Party 1 2 3
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference 1 0 1
Muslim League 0 1 1
Total 33 45 78

United Progressive Alliance cabinet by statesEdit

Source: The Hindu[18][19]

State Cabinet Ministers Ministers of State (I) Ministers of State Total
Uttar Pradesh 2
Maharashtra 5 2 2 9
Tamil Nadu 5 0 4 9
West Bengal 1 6 7
Kerala 2 0 4 6
Andhra Pradesh 3 0 4 7
Madhya Pradesh 4
Karnataka 3 0 1 4
Bihar 3
Himachal Pradesh 2 2
Meghalaya 2
Jharkhand 1 1
Uttarakhand 1 1
  • MoS (I) - Ministers of State with Independent charge

By-ElectionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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See AlsoEdit

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