Last Updated on 8 August 2016
Total 16 Rajya Sabha seats are there in West Bengal. Rajya Sabha is "Council of states" and it is also knows as the upper house of the Parliament of India. West Bengal have 16 members in Rajya Sabha and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of West Bengal. I.e. West Bengal MLAs elect the Rajya Sabha members who are nominated by their political party. Following is the list of Rajya Sabha members from West Bengal. The list contains the members name and their political party.
|No||Member of parliament||Political Party|
|3||Derek O Brien||AITC|
|6||Kanwar Deep Singh||AITC|
|7||Kunal Kumar Ghosh||AITC|
|8||Md. Nadimul Haque||AITC|
|12||Ritabrata Banerjee||CPI (M)|
|13||Sitaram Yechury||CPI (M)|
|14||Sukhendu Sekhar Roy||AITC|
|15||Tapan Kumar Sen||CPI (M)|
These members are elected for six years term to represent West Bengal 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 West Bengal state assembly gets to send the maximum number of MPs to the Rajya Sabha. Presently Trinamool Congress party has the maximum numbers of Rajya Sabha members among all other political parties of West Bengal. West Bengal Rajya sabha Members Party-Wise listed below.
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