An analysis of the powers of the both the chambers of Indian Parliament brings out the marked superiority of the Lok Sabha over the powers of the Rajya Sabha. Particularly in the field of controlling the finance, making the laws and controlling the executive the Lok Sabha has adequate edge over the Rajya Sabha.
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Lok Sabha represents the popular chamber of Indian Parliament. It is the Lower House of the Indian Parliament consisting of the directly elected representatives of the people.
The Upper House of the Union Parliament is popularly known as the Rajya Sabha. It consists of not more than 250 members of which 12 members are nominated by the President of India, having special knowledge or practical experience in literature, Science, art and social service.
The Lok Sabha is the Lower House of the Union Parliament. It consists of the elected representatives of the people. The present Lok Sabha consists of 545 members, out of which 543 are elected and 2 are nominated by the President of India.
The qualification required to become a member of the Rajya Sabha are (a) He must be a citizen of India (b) He must be not less than 30 years of age and (c) He must possess such other qualifications as may be prescribed by the Parliament by law.