13th Lok Sabha

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The 13th Lok Sabha (10 October 1999 – 6 February 2004) is the thirteenth session of the Lok Sabha (House of the People, or lower house in the Parliament of India). It was convened after 1999 Indian general election held during September–October 1999.[1]

This majority group in the Lok Sabha during this period was the National Democratic Alliance, a rightist group led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, which won 270 seats, 16 more than 12th Lok Sabha. The NDA, under the leadership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee completed its term till the next general elections of May 2004 for the next 14th Lok Sabha. This was the first non-INC government to complete the full term.

Four sitting members from Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament, were elected to 13th Lok Sabha after the 1999 Indian general election.[2]

Important members[edit]

List of members by political party[edit]

S.No. Party Name Party flag Number of MPs
1 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 180
2 Indian National Congress (INC) 114
3 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) South Asian Communist Banner.svg 33
4 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) TDPFlag.PNG 29
5 Samajwadi Party (SP) 26
6 Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) Janata Dal (United) Flag.jpg 21
7 Shiv Sena (SS) 15
8 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
Elephant Bahujan Samaj Party.svg
9 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Flag DMK.svg 12
10 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 10
11 Biju Janata Dal (BJD)
Biju Janata Dal.jpg
12 All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) All India Trinamool Congress flag.svg 8
13 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) NCP-flag.svg 8
14 Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) PMK.svg 8
15 Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) RJD Flag.svg 7
16 Independent (Ind.) No flag.svg 6
17 Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) INLD party symbol 5
18 Communist Party of India (CPI) South Asian Communist Banner.svg 4
19 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (J&KNC) JKNC-flag.svg 4
20 Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) MDMK.svg 4
21 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP) RSP-flag.svg 3
22 Akhil Bharatiya Lok Tantrik Congress (ABLTC) 2
23 All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) 2
24 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Flag of the Indian Union Muslim League.svg 2
25 Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD)
Indian Election Symbol Hand Pump.png
26 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) 2
27 All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) No flag.svg 1
28 Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangha (BBM) 1
29 Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation (CPI(ML)L)
South Asian Communist Banner.svg
30 Himachal Vikas Congress (HVC) 1
31 Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) 1
32 Kerala Congress (M) (KC(M))
Kerala Congress(m) Flag
33 MGR Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MADMK) 1
34 Manipur State Congress Party (MSCP) Indian Election Symbol Cultivator Cutting Crop.png 1
35 Peasants and Workers Party of India (PAWPI) 1
36 Shiromani Akali Dal (Simranjit Singh Mann) (SAD(M)) 1
37 Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) Sikkim-Democratic-Front-flag.svg 1
38 Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) (SJP(R)) 1


Female: 49 (9.02%) Male: 494 (90.98%)
SC: Seat reserved for Scheduled Castes
ST: Seat reserved for Scheduled Tribes


  1. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 1999 to the 13th Lok Sabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  2. ^ "RAJYA SABHA STATISTICAL INFORMATION (1952-2013)" (PDF). Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. 2014. p. 12. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Thirteenth Sabha". Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Lok Sabha". Legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Archived from the original on 21 May 2014. Retrieved 26 September 2015.

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