The Parliament of India भारत की संसद

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The Parliament of India (Hindi: भारत की संसद) is the supreme legislative body in India. Founded in 1919, the Parliament alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all political bodies in India. The Parliament of India comprises the President of India and the two Houses, Lok Sabha (House of the People) and Rajya Sabha (Council of States). The President has the power to summon and prorogue either House of Parliament or to dissolve Lok Sabha.

The parliament is bicameral, with an upper house called as Council of States or Rajya Sabha, and a lower house called as House of People or Lok Sabha. The two Houses meet in separate chambers in the Sansad Bhavan (located on the Sansad Marg), in New Delhi. The Members of either house are commonly referred to as Members of Parliament or MP. The MPs of Lok Sabha are elected by direct election and the MPs of Rajya Sabha are elected by the members of the State Legislative Assemblies and Union territories of Delhi and Pondicherry only in accordance with proportional voting. The Parliament is composed of 802 MPs, who serve the largest democratic electorate in the world (714 million eligible voters in 2009).Wiki

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Wonderful building!

Nice light and colors!

Beautiful photo!


Warm greetings, Anatoly!

Lloret on July 5, 2013

This is an amazing building, LIKE

Jawed Hasan on July 6, 2013

Thanks dear friend friend Anatoly
for your kind visit and very nice comment
best regards, Jawed

Jawed Hasan on July 6, 2013

Thanks dear friend friend Lloret
for your kind visit and very nice comment
best regards, Jawed

Reiner Spangemacher on August 14, 2013

Sehr beeindruckend Jawed, gern ein Like & Fav, Gruß Reiner

NewerMan Man on November 7, 2013

Very beautiful photo.
Nice composition and nice shot.
LIKE and FAVORITE. All my best wishes, NewerMan.

Wojciech Noworyta on November 13, 2013

Very nice. L+F

Jawed Hasan on November 25, 2013

Thanks all dear friends

Ole Poli on December 29, 2013

Dear Jawed Hasan,

Will you allow to use this photo for my scientific (non-commercial) book, devoted to IE. languages and cultures in the chapter, devoted to India and Sanskrit?

The better photo of the Indian Parliament I can not find.

jose fernandez on May 24, 2014

Beautiful place and photo like

pawansingh5377 on June 26, 2014

very beautiful place

Kamalakar Anthati on September 11, 2014

Beautiful View ,Excellent Shot,
Greetings from India,Kamalakar.

Jawed Hasan on September 18, 2014

Thanks all dear friends
for your nice comments and visits
best regards, Jawed

Christos Theodorou on October 1, 2014

Absolutely great !!! - Marvelous photo !!! Hello from Athens

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Our beautiful Indian parliament house

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Photo taken in Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sansad Bhavan

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    by Jawed Hasan