How many Members and Seats does each State have in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated on 8 August 2016


As per Article 80 of the constitution, the Rajya Sabha is to consist of maximum 250 members, Out of which 238 are to be elected from States and 12 are to be nominated by the President of India. The actual strength of Rajya Sabha as per present law is Two hundred and forty-five (245), of which 233 members are elected from State and 12 are nominated. Allocation of Seats to the States and Union Territories in Rajya Sabha depends on the population of the State. A number of elected seats in the Rajya Sabha allotted to States and Union Territories has changed from time to time. How many seats and members does each state have in Rajya Sabha is listed below. List arranged state-wise. The list contains Name of State and their total Rajya Sabha seats and members.


Rajya Sabha Allocation of Seats State-wise
S.No. Name of State Total Rajya Sabha Seats or Members
1 Andhra Pradesh 11
2 Arunachal Pradesh 1
3 Assam 7
4 Bihar 16
5 Chhattisgarh 5
6 Goa 1
7 Gujarat 11
8 Haryana 5
9 Himachal Pradesh 3
10 Jammu and Kashmir 4
11 Jharkhand 6
12 Karnataka 12
13 Kerala 9
14 Madhya Pradesh 11
15 Maharashtra 19
16 Manipur 1
17 Meghalaya 1
18 Mizoram 1
19 Nagaland 1
20 Odisha 10
21 Punjab 7
22 Rajasthan 10
23 Sikkim 1
24 Tamil Nadu 18
25 Telangana 7
26 Tripura 1
27 Uttar Pradesh 31
28 Uttarakhand 3
29 West Bengal 16

See List of Rajya Sabha members State-wise

Rajya Sabha Seats and Members from union territories(UT)


Union Territories have Four members in Rajya Sabha. NCT of delhi having 3 Rajya Sabha members and Puducherry has one member. How many seats and members does each Union territory(UT) have in Rajya Sabha is listed below. The list contains Name of Union territory(UT) and their total Rajya Sabha seats and members.

Rajya Sabha Seats from union territories(UT)
S.No. Name of Union territory (UT) Total Rajya Sabha Seats or Members
1 Delhi 3
2 Puducherry 1

See Union Territory-wise list of Rajya Sabha members

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