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1st Lok Sabha

The First Lok Sabha was constituted on 17 April 1952 after India's first general election. The 1st Lok Sabha lasted its full tenure of five years and was dissolved on 4 April 1957.[1]


  • Lok Sabha officers 1
  • List of members by state 2
  • Ajmer 3
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands 4
  • Assam 5
  • External links 6
  • References 7

Lok Sabha officers

As per Article 93 of Constitution of India, the Lok Sabha must have elected and non-elected officers. The elected members are Speaker and the Deputy Speaker whereas the non-elected members are the Secretariat staff.[2] Following were the 1st Lok Sabha officers and other important members.[1]

# Position Name From To Days in office
01 Speaker Ganesh Vasudev Mavlankar

M. A. Ayyangar

8 May 1952

8 Mar 1956

27 Feb 1956

10 May 1957



02 Deputy Speaker M. A. Ayyangar

Sardar Hukam Singh

30 May 1952

20 Mar 1956

7 Mar 1956

4 Apr 1957



03 Secretary-General M. N. Kaul 17 Apr 1952 4 Apr 1957 1,813
04 Leader of the House Jawaharlal Nehru 17 Apr 1952 4 Apr 1957 1,813
05 Leader of the Opposition A K Gopalan

Leader of the Opposition position got recognition in 1977 post Salary and Allowances of Leaders of Opposition in Parliament Act.[3]

List of members by state

List of members as published by the Election Commission of India[4] and Parliament of India:[5]


Keys:      INC (2)
No. Constituency Name of elected M.P. Party affiliation
1 Ajmer North Jawala Prasad Sharma Indian National Congress
2 Ajmer South Pandit Mukut Bihari Lal Bhargava Indian National Congress[6]

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Keys:      Nominated (1)
No. Constituency Name of elected M.P. Party affiliation
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Rt. Rev. John Richardson Nominated


Keys:      INC (15)
No. Constituency Name of elected M.P. Party affiliation
1 Autonomous District-ST Bonily Khongmen Indian National Congress
2 Autonomous District-ST Chowkhamoon Gohain Indian National Congress
3 Barpeta Beli Ram Das Indian National Congress
4 Cachar-Lusai Hills Suresh Chandra Deb Indian National Congress
5 Cachar-Lusai Hills Prof. Nibaran Chandra Laskar Indian National Congress
6 Darrang Kamakhya Prasad Tripathi Indian National Congress
7 Dibrugarh J.N.Hazarika Indian National Congress
8 Gauhati Debendra Nath Sarmah Indian National Congress
9 Gauhati Rohini Kumar Chaudhuri Indian National Congress
10 Goalpara-Garo Hills Amjad Ali Indian National Congress
11 Goalpara-Garo Hills Sitanath Brohomo-Chaudhury Indian National Congress
12 Golghat - Jorhat Debeswar Sarmah Indian National Congress
13 Nowgong Dev Kanta Borooah Indian National Congress
14 Sibasagar-North Lakhimpur Surendra Nath Buragohain Indian National Congress
15 Sibasagar-North Lakhimpur Bimala Prosad Chaliha Indian National Congress

External links

  • Election Commission of India
  • Official website of the Parliament of India


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