Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total 12 Rajya Sabha seats are there in Karnataka. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. Karnataka have 12 members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Karnataka. I.e. Karnataka MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from Karnataka. The list contains the members name and their political party.
|S.No.||Rajya Sabha Member Name||Political Party|
|4||D. Kupendra Reddy||JD (S)|
|5||K. Rahman Khan||INC|
|7||M.V. Rajeev Gowda||INC|
|9||Dr. Prabhakar Kore||BJP|
These members are elected for six years term to represent karnataka 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 Karnataka state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of Karnataka. Karnataka Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise listed below.
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