In India Member of Parliament or MP is representative of Indian people in Lok Sabha and are elected by direct elections. The term of Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha is of five years. The term can be extended by law for a period not exceeding one year at the time of emergency. The Member of Parliament are entitled with the salary of Rs 270,000 per month (Inclusive of allowances).
STRENGTH OF LOK SABHA
The maximum strength of Lok Sabha is 552 members of which 550 members represents constituencies of States and Union Territories and two members are elected by President of India from Anglo Indian community.
ELIGIBILITY FOR BECOMING MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT,
- One must be citizen of India.
- One must be having at least 25 years of Age.
- One must be voter in any parliamentary
constituency of India.
- One has to pay security deposit of Rs 25000.
WHEN IS MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, LOK SABHA
- When he or she holds any profit under Government
- When a person is of unsound mind.
- When a person is declared insolvent
- When he or she is not a citizen of India
- When he or she disqualifies the law made by Indian
- When he or she disqualifies on ground of defection.
- When he or she is convicted for offence of bribery.
- When he or she is convicted for promoting enmity
between different groups.
- When he or she is punished for preaching and
practising social crimes such as untouchability,
dowry, or sati.
- When he or she is convicted for an offence and
sentenced to imprisonment.
- When he or she is dismissed for corruption.
Whether the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha is from any party but he or she is responsible person. He is responsible for:-
- To pass laws of India in Lok Sabha
- To see that Government is performing duties
- To hear the views of people of their constituency
and bring to the notice of Parliament.
- To approve and supervise the revenues and
expenditure proposed by Government of India.