Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total Seven Rajya Sabha seats are there in Punjab. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. Punjab have Seven members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Punjab. I.e. Punjab MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from Punjab. The list contains the members name and their political party.
|S.No.||Rajya Sabha Member Name||Political Party|
|2||Balwinder Singh Bhunder||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|3||Naresh Gujral||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|4||Sardar SukhDev Singh Dhindsa||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|5||Pratap Singh Bajwa||INC|
|6||Shamsher Singh Dullo||INC|
These members are elected for six years term to represent Punjab 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 Punjab state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently Indian National Congress(INC) party has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of Punjab. Punjab Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise listed below.
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