When was the Lok Sabha (the House of the People) first constituted?

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Jyoti Ajgaonkar asked 17-Jun-2018 in History, Politics & Society by Jyoti Ajgaonkar

When was the Lok Sabha (the House of the People) first constituted?


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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 28-Jun-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

When was the Lok Sabha (the House of the People) first constituted?

(Lok Sabha)

After India’s first general elections of 1951-1952, the First Lok Sabha was constituted on 17th April 1952. The first Lok Sabha was dissolved on 4th April 1957 after it lasted its full quota of five years. The Lok Sabha must have elected and non-elected officers according to Article 93 of the Constitution of India. Hence the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker are the elected members. The Secretariat Staff are the non-elected members.

When was the Lok Sabha (the House of the People) first constituted?

(Parliament of India)

The first speaker of Lok Sabha was Mr Ganesh Vasudev Mavlankar and Mr M A Ayyangar. Mr Mavlankar was in office from 8th May 1952 to 27th February 1956 and Mr Ayyangar was in office from 8th May 1956 to 10th May 1957. The first deputy speaker of Lok Sabha was Mr M A Ayyangar and Sardar Hukum Singh. Mr Ayyangar was in office from 30th May 1952 to 7th March 1956. Sardar Hukum Singh was in office from 20th March 1956 to 4th April 1957. The first Secretary-General was Mr M N Kaul. Mr Kaul was in office from 17th April 1952 to 4th April 1957. The first Leader of the House was Mr Jawaharlal Nehru. He was in office from 17th April 1952 to 4th April 1957. The first Leader of the Opposition (not declared officially) was Mr A K Gopalan. Mr Gopalan was in office from 17th April 1952 to 4th April 1957. After the Salary and Allowances of Leaders of Opposition in Parliament Act of 1977, the Leader of the Opposition post got recognition. 

When was the Lok Sabha (the House of the People) first constituted?

At present the officials of the 16th Lok Sabha are ; Speaker of the house is Sumitra Mahajan from Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), Deputy Speaker of the house is M Thambidurai from AIADMK, the Leader of the House is Mr Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India) from Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), the Secretary-General of the house is Snehlata Srivastava and there is no Leader of the Opposition because after the 2014 general elections no opposition party received 10% membership of the house. 

When was the Lok Sabha (the House of the People) first constituted?