QUESTION: What is the maximum strength of the Lok Sabha provided by the Constitution? How many members does the president nominate to the Lok Sabha? How are members to the Lok Sabha elected?’
Ans: The maximum strength of the Lok Sabha provided by the constitution is 552. The president nominates two members of the Anglo India Community to the Lok Sabha. The members of the Lok Sabha are directly elected by the people. The principle of Universal Adult Franchise has been adopted which means that all citizens of the age of 18 and above have the right to vote, if not otherwise disqualified under the law.
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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