Rajya Sabha: How the numbers stack up

Rajya Sabha: How the numbers stack up

As the government Thursday pushed for the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha where it is in a minority, a look at the numbers each party has in the upper house:

United Progressive Alliance - total 95
Congress - 71
DMK - 7
Nationalist Congress Party - 7
Trinamool Congress - 6
National Conference - 2
Sikkim Democratic Front - 1
Rashtriya Lok Dal - 1
National Democratic Alliance - total 66
Bharatiya Janata Party - 51
Janata Dal-United - 8
Shiv Sena - 4
Shiromani Akali Dal - 3
Left parties - total 19
Communist Party of India-Marxist - 13
Communist Party of India - 5
All India Forward Bloc - 1
Bahujan Samaj Party - 18
Biju Janata Dal - 6
AIADMK - 5
Samajwadi Party - 5
Rashtriya Janata Dal - 4
Asom Gana Parishad - 2
Bodoland People's Front - 1
Indian National Lok Dal - 1
Lok Janasakti Party - 1
Mizo National Front - 1
Nagaland People's Front - 1
Telugu Desam Party - 4
Nominated 8
Independents and others 6
Total house strength - 243

(Figures compiled by PRS Legislative Research)

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