Rajya Sabha members from Assam

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The Rajya Sabha (meaning the "Council of States") is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Assam elects 7 seats and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Assam. The number of seats, allocated to the party, are determined by the amount of seats, a party possesses during nomination and the party nominates a member to be voted on. Elections in within the state legislatures are held using proportional representation via Single transferable vote.

Current Parties (2009)[edit]

Party Coalition (2009) Rajya Sabha MPs
Indian National Congress UPA 4
Asom Gana Parishad NDA 2
Bodoland People's Front UPA 1

Current Members (2009)[edit]

Source: Parliament of India (Rajya Sabha)[1]

No Name Party Current Term
1 Birendra Prasad Baishya Asom Gana Parishad April 10, 2008 - April 9, 2014
2 Silvius Condpan Indian National Congress April 3, 2004 - April 2, 2010
3 Biswajit Daimary Bodoland People's Frontℵ⊤□□ April 10, 2008 - April 9, 2014
4 Kumar Deepak Das Asom Gana Parishad June 15, 2007 - June 14, 2013
5 Bhubaneswar Kalita3 Indian National Congress April 10, 2008 - April 9, 2014
6 Syeda Anwara Taimur2 Indian National Congress April 3, 2004 - April 2, 2010
7 Manmohan Singh4 Indian National Congress June 15, 2007 - June 14, 2013
  • Note: Number represents the term the MP is serving.

References[edit]

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