Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total 18 Rajya Sabha seats are there in Tamil Nadu. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. Tamil Nadu have 18 members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Tamil Nadu. I.e. Tamil Nadu MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from Tamil Nadu. The list contains the members name and their political party.
|S.No.||Rajya Sabha Member Name||Political Party|
|5||R. S. Bharathi||DMK|
|9||S. R. Balasubramoniyan||AIADMK|
|12||T. K. S. Elangovan||DMK|
|15||T.K. Rangarajan||CPI (M)|
These members are elected for six years term to represent Tamil Nadu 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 Tamil Nadu state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently AIADMK party has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise listed below.
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