3rd Lok Sabha

List of Members of the 3rd Lok Sabha, (2 April 1962 – 3 March 1967) elected February–March 1962. The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India. The election was held for 494 seats out of which Indian national congress won 361 seats.[1] 14 sitting members from Rajya Sabha were elected to 3rd Lok Sabha after the 1962 Indian general election.[2]

3rd Lok Sabha
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Overview
Legislative bodyIndian Parliament
Election1962 Indian general election

Jawaharlal Nehru was Prime Minister as in 1st Lok Sabha and 2nd Lok Sabha, till his death on 27 May 1964. Gulzarilal Nanda became acting Prime Minister for 13 days, before Lal Bahadur Shastri became Prime Minister on 9 June 1964. After Shastri's death on 11 January 1966, Nanda became acting Prime Minister again for 13 days. Later Indira Gandhi, Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh became Prime Minister on 24 January 1966.

The next 4th Lok Sabha was constituted on 4 March 1967 after 1967 Indian general election.

Important membersEdit

List of members by political partyEdit

Members of the political party in the 3rd Lok Sabha are given below

3rd Lok Sabha
Party Name
Number of MP's
(total 494)
Indian National Congress INC 361
Communist Party of India CPI 29
Swatantra Party SP 18
Bharatiya Jana Sangh BJS 14
Praja Socialist Party PSP 12
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam DMK 7
Socialist Party SSP 6
Ganatantra Parishad GP 4
Akali Dal AD 3
Chota Nagpur Santhal Parganas Janata Party CNSPJP 3
Republican Party of India RPI 3
Indian Union Muslim League IUML 2
Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad RRP 2
All India Forward Bloc AIFB 2
Lok Sevak Sangh LSS 2
Revolutionary Socialist Party RSP 2
All Party Hill Leaders Conference APHLC 1
Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha ABHM 1
Haryana Lok Samiti HLS 1
Nutan Maha Gujarat Janata Parishad NMGJP 1
Independents - 20
Nominated Anglo-Indians - 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Third Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
  2. ^ "RAJYA SABHA STATISTICAL INFORMATION (1952-2013)" (PDF). Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. 2014. p. 12.

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