Constitution of Lok Sabha :
- The Lok Sabha is constituted of 552 elected members.
- Out of these 530 members are representative of people of different States and not more than 20 members come from Union Territories.
- The President can nominate two members belonging to Anglo-Indian community if it does not have adequate representation.
- All citizens of the age of 18 and above have the right to vote and they elect the Lok Sabha members.
- Each State or Union Territory is divided into constituencies. Each constituency elects
- For conducting the business of Lok Sabha, a Speaker and Dy Speaker is elected from amongst the elected members of Lok Sabha.
Legislative functions of the Parliament :
- Parliament has the power to make laws on the subjects mentioned in Union List and Concurrent List. Under certain circumstances, it can legislate on subjects of State List.
- All type of Bills are introduced in either House of the Parliament except Money Bill and are passed or rejected. Money Bills can only be introduced in Lok Sabha.
Non-legislative functions :
- The Council of Ministers is answerable to the legislatures. Hence, Parliament has a control over the Government.
- The Parliament passes the Annual Budget.