Indian Parliamentary Group

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The Indian Parliamentary Group is an autonomous body, membership of which is open to all current or former members of the Indian Parliament. It was founded in 1949, following a Motion adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 16 August 1948.

A link between the Indian Parliament and its foreign counterparts, the group functions as the National Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), and the Main Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) in India.[1][2]

The Indian Parliamentary Group awards the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Indian Parliamentary Group". NIC, Government of India. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Parliament of India: Handbook" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 18 April 2012.