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Indian Constitution – 21

രാജ്യസഭ, രാജ്യസഭാ അദ്ധ്യക്ഷന്മാർ, ഉപാദ്ധ്യക്ഷർ എന്നിവരെ കുറിക്കുന്ന ചോദ്യങ്ങളാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ.

  • Which Parliament is known as “Mother of Parliaments”

British Parliament

 

  • The oldest Parliament in the world

Althing (Iceland)

 

  • The largest legislative assembly building in the World

National Peoples Congress (China)

 

  • Currency note which inscribes the image of Indian Parliament

Old Rs. 50 note

 

  • Under which Article, Press does not have the right to publish reports of secret sessions of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies

Article 361A

 

  • Lengthiest Act passed by Indian Parliament

Companies Act 1956

 

  • Article preventing the interference of Judiciary in Parliament proceedings

Article 122

 

  • Rajya Sabha was constructed on

3rd April 1952

 

  • Lok Sabha was constructed on

17th April 1952

 

  • First meeting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha was on

13th May 1952

 

  • Rajya Sabha was constituted under which article

Article 80

 

  • Which is known as the House of Elders

Rajya Sabha

 

  • The name Rajya Sabha was adopted by the council of states on

23rd August 1954

 

  • Permanent body of Parliament which not subjected to dissolution

Rajya Sabha

 

  • One-third of members of Rajya Sabha retire in every

Two years

 

  • Maximum strength of Rajya Sabha

250 (238 elected and 12 nominated)

 

  • Number of members of Rajya Sabha at present

245 (233 elected members)

 

  • Color of Carpet in Rajya Sabha

Red

 

  • Shape of seat arrangement in Rajya Sabha

Semi Circle

 

  • 12 members nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the President from the field of

Art, Literature, Science and Social Service

 

  • Representation of states in Rajya Sabha varies in accordance with

Population of the state

 

  • State having largest representation in Rajya Sabha

UP (31 members)

 

  • No of Rajya Sabha from Kerala

9

 

  • Schedule which deals with the allocation of seats in Rajya Sabha

Fourth Schedule

 

  • Union territories having representation in Rajya Sabha

Delhi and Puducherry

 

  • Who is known as Father of Rajya Sabha

Dr.S Radhakrishnan

 

  • The house in which a non-member presides over the House

Rajya Sabha

 

  • Article dealing with the power of Rajya Sabha to authorize the Parliament to make law on subject in State list

Article 249

 

  • Article dealing with the power of Rajya Sabha to authorize the Parliament to create new All India Services

Article 312

 

  • First woman Deputy chairperson of Rajya Sabha

Violet Alva

 

  • Most number of terms as Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha

Najma Heptulla (4 times)

 

  • Longest duration as Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha

Najma Heptulla

 

  • Shortest duration as Deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha

MM Jacob

 

  • No of women served as Deputy chairpersons of Rajya Sabha

Three (Violet Alva, Najma Heptulla and Pratibha Patil)

 

  • First Malayalee to become Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

MM Jacob

 

  • Second Malayalee to become Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

PJ Kurian

 

  • Present Deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha

PJ Kurian

 

  • Ex officio chairman of Rajya Sabha

Vice President

 

  • First chairman of Rajya Sabha

Dr S Radhakrishnan

 

  • First and Only Malayalee to become Chairman of Rajya Sabha

KR Narayanan

 

  • First Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

SV Krishnamoorthy Rao

 

  • First Secretary General of Rajya Sabha

SN Mukherjee

 

  • Who was selected as the lifelong president of Interparliamentary Union

Najma Heptulla

 

  • In the absence of Chairman, who will preside over the proceedings of Rajya Sabha

Deputy Chairman

 

  • Longest serving chairman of Rajya Sabha

Hamid Ansari

 

  • Shortest serving chairman of Rajya Sabha

VV Giri

 

  • Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman can be removed from the office with the resolution of Rajya Sabha with

Majority of all the then members

 

  • Persons who held the post of chairman of Rajya Sabha more than once

Dr. Radhakrishnan and Hamid Ansari


(To be Continued…)