6th Lok Sabha

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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[edit]

List of members by political party[edit]

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
TOTAL 542

Cabinet[edit]

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

1977-1979

1979

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

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