Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total 16 Rajya Sabha seats are there in Bihar. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. Assam have 16 members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Bihar. I.e. Bihar MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from Bihar. the list contains the Rajya Sabha member(MPs) name and their political party.
|S.No.||Rajya Sabha Member Name||Political Party|
|1||Ali Anwar Ansari||JD(U)|
|2||Anil Kumar Sahani||JD(U)|
|3||Bashistha Narain Singh||JD(U)|
|6||Harivansh Narayan Singh||JD(U)|
|7||smt. Kahkashan Perween||JD(U)|
|9||R. K. Sinha||BJP|
|10||Ram Nath Thakur||JD(U)|
|11||Ravi Shankar Prasad||BJP|
|13||Gopal Narayan Singh||BJP|
|16||Ramchandra Prasad Singh||JD(U)|
These members are elected for six years term to represent Bihar in the Rajya Sabha.
The elections were organised by the Election Commission of India (ECI). The number of seats, allocated to the political party, are determined by the amount of seats, a party possesses during nomination. political party with maximum number of MLAs in Bihar state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently Janata Dal United(JDU) party has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of Bihar. Bihar Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise are listed below.
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