Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total 19 Rajya Sabha seats are there in Maharashtra. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. Maharashtra have 19 members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Maharashtra. I.e. Maharashtra MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from Maharashtra. The list contains the members name and their political party.
|S.No.||Rajya Sabha Member Name||Political Party|
|2||Amar Shankar Sable||BJP|
|3||Anil Yeshwant Desai||ShivSena|
|9||Piyush Vedprakash Goyal||BJP|
|10||Praful Manoharbhai Patel||NCP|
|14||Ramdas Bandu Athawale||RPI (A)|
|15||Sanjay Dattatraya Kakade||Independent|
|17||Sharad Chandra Govindrao Pawar||NCP|
|18||Vandana Hemant Chavan||NCP|
|19||Dr. Vikas Mahatme||BJP|
These members are elected for six years term to represent Maharashtra 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 Maharashtra state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of Maharashtra. Maharashtra Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise listed below.
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