Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total 10 Rajya Sabha seats are there in Odisha. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. Odisha have 10 members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Odisha. I.e. Odisha MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from Odisha. The list contains the members name and their political party.
|S.No.||Rajya Sabha Member Name||Political Party|
|1||A.U. Singh Deo||BJD|
|4||N. Bhaskar Rao||BJD|
|5||Bishnu Charan Das||BJD|
|6||Dilip Kumar Tirkey||BJD|
|7||Narendra Kumar Swain||BJD|
These members are elected for six years term to represent Odisha 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 Odisha state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently Biju Janata Dal(BJD) party has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of Odisha. Odisha Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise listed below.
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