7th Lok Sabha

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7th Lok Sabha
6th Lok Sabha 8th Lok Sabha
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Legislative bodyIndian Parliament
Meeting placeLok Sabha
Election1980 Indian general election

List of Members of the 7th Lok Sabha, (18 January 1980 – 31 December 1984) elected December 1979 – January 1980. The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India nine sitting members from Rajya Sabha were elected to 7th Lok Sabha after the 1980 Indian general election.[1] Indira Gandhi became the Prime minister on 14 January 1980, after INC and alliances won 373 seats, 286 seats more than previous 6th Lok Sabha. Rajiv Gandhi became Prime minister on 31 October 1984 after the assassination of Indira Gandhi. The next 8th Lok Sabha was formed on 31 December 1984 after the 1984 Indian general election. With roughly 9.3% of total MPs being Muslims, the 7th Lok Sabha had more Muslim MPs than any other in Indian history.[2]


Dr.Balram Jakhar = 22/1/1980 - 15/1/1985

Deputy Speaker[edit]

Shri G.Lakshmanan - 1/12/1980 - 31/12/1984


Shri Avtar Singh Rikhy - 10-01-1980 - 31-12-1983 Dr. Subhash C. Kashyap - 31-12-1983 - 31-12-1984

List of members by political party[edit]

Members of the political party in the 7th Lok Sabha are given below:

S.No. Party Name Number of MPs
1 Indian National Congress (INC) 377
2 Janata (S) (Janata (S)) 43
3 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) 39
4 Janata Party (Janata Party) 17
5 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) 16
6 Communist Party of India (CPI) 14
7 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 13
8 Indian National Congress (Socialist) (Congress (S)) 10
9 Unattached (Unattached) 7
10 Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (JKN) 5
11 Independent (Ind.) 4
12 Revolutionary Socialist Party (India) (RSP) 4
13 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 3
14 All India Forward Bloc(AIFB) 3
15 Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) 2
16 Nominated (NM) 2
17 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) 2
18 All Party Hill Leaders' Conference (APHLC) 1
19 Indian National Congress (Congress) 1
20 Janata Dal (Janata Dal) 1
21 Kerala Congress (KC) 1


The Indira Gandhi (7th Lok Sabha)[3] Cabinet
Office Name Term
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi 1980–1984
Deputy Prime Minister vacant
Ministry of
Office Name Term
Agriculture Rao Birendra Singh 1980–1984
External Affairs P. V. Narasimha Rao 1980–1984
Finance R. Venkataraman 1980–1984
Home Affairs Zail Singh 1980–1984
Information and Broadcasting Vasant Sathe 1980–1984
Law and Justice P. Shiv Shankar 1980–1984
Railways Kamlapati Tripathi 1980–1984
Shipping, Road Transport, and Highways Anant Prasad Sharma 1980–1984
Tourism Janaki Ballabh Patnaik 1980–1984


  1. "RAJYA SABHA STATISTICAL INFORMATION (1952-2013)" (PDF). Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. 2014. p. 12. Retrieved 29 August 2017.
  2. Das, Shaswati (18 May 2014). "Poll data shows large number of Muslims voted for Modi". India Today. New Delhi. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  3. http://www.keesings.com/search?kssp_selected_tab=article&kssp_a_id=30327n01ind

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