World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

6th Lok Sabha

Article Id: WHEBN0007631900
Reproduction Date:

Title: 6th Lok Sabha  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Lok Sabha, 6th Lok Sabha members, Laxminarayan Pandey, Ehsan Jafri, Leader of the Opposition (India)
Collection: 6Th Lok Sabha Members, Lok Sabha
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

6th Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India. The 6th Lok Sabha, which ran from 23 March 1977 - 22 August 1979 was elected in February and March 1977.


  • Important members 1
  • List of members by political party 2
  • Cabinet 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Important members

List of members by political party

Members by political party in 6th Lok Sabha are given below[1]-

S.No. Party Name Number of MPs
1 Janata Party (Janata Party) 295
2 Indian National Congress (INC) 154
3 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 22
4 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 18
5 Akali Dal (Akali Dal) 9
6 Independent (Ind.) 9
7 Communist Party (CP) 7
8 Unattached (Unattached) 5
9 Peasants and Workers Party of India (PAWPI) 5
10 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP) 4
11 All India Forward Bloc(AIFB) 3
12 Kerala Congress (KC) 2
13 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) 2
14 Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (JKN) 2
15 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) 2
16 Jharkhand Party (Jharkhand) 1
17 Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) 1


Prime Minister Morarji Desai 24 March 1977-28 July 1979
Ministry Minister Term
Agriculture Surjit Singh Barnala 1977–1979
Defence Jagjivan Ram 24 March 1977 - 28 July 1979
External Affairs Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra

26 March 1977 – 28 July 1979

28 July 1979 - 13 January 1980

Finance Haribhai M. Patel 24 March 1977 – 24 January 1979
Home Affairs Charan Singh

Morarji Desai

24 March 1977 – 1 July 1978

1 July 1978 - 28 July 1979

Information and Broadcasting L.K.Advani 1977-1979
Law and Justice Shanti Bhushan

Hans Raj Khanna



Railways Madhu Dandavate 24 March 1977 - 28 July 1979
Education Pratap Chandra Chunder 24 March 1977 - 28 July 1979


  1. ^

External links

  • 6th Lok Sabha Members Official listings
  • Lok Sabha website
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.