What is the duration of the Lok Sabha?

The term of the House is five years if it is not dissolved earlier. When a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation, the life of the House may be extended by a law of Parliament. But this extension shall in no case be more than a year at a time. The extension will not continue beyond a period of six months after the proclamation has ceased to exist.


The Union Legislature

The Union Parliament consists of the President and two houses—The House of People commonly known as the Lok Sabha and the Council of States known as the Rajya Sabha. The Parliament is a body of people’s representatives who have the supreme power and authority of governance in a democratic country. Read more

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