List of members of the Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha is the upper house of the Indian Parliament. Membership is limited to 250 members, 12 of whom are chosen by the President of India for their expertise in specific fields of art, literature, science, and social services. These members are known as nominated members. The remainder of the body is elected by state and territorial legislatures.

The nominated and state-wise listing given below lists the number of seats against each category (nominated vs state-wise list) and the number of vacant seats (if any, in brackets).

Contents

Nominated - 12

Nominated members list

No Party Tenure
1 Shyam Benegal Nominated
2 Shobhana Bhartia Nominated
3 Dr. Ashok S Ganguly Nominated
4 M. S. Swaminathan Nominated
5 Kapila Vatsyayan Nominated
6 Mani Shankar Aiyar Indian National Congress 2010–present
7 Javed Akhtar Nominated 2010–present
8 Ram Dayal Munda Indian National Congress 2010–present
9 Bhalchandra Mungekar Indian National Congress 2010–present
10 B. Jayashree Nominated 2010–present
11 H.K. Dua Nominated
12

Andhra Pradesh - 18

No Name Party
1 Raashid Alvi Indian National Congress
2 Y. S Chowdary Telugu Desam Party
3 Mohammad Ali Khan Indian National Congress
4 Harikrishna Nandamuri Telugu Desam Party
5 Yellaiah Nandi Indian National Congress
6 Syed Azeez Pasha Communist Party of India
7 Jairam Ramesh Indian National Congress
8 Dasari Narayana Rao Indian National Congress
9 K.V.P. Ramachandra Indian National Congress
10 K. Keshava Rao Indian National Congress
11 V. Hanumantha Rao Indian National Congress
12 T Ratna Bai Indian National Congress
13 G. Sanjeeva Reddy Indian National Congress
14 M. V. Mysura Reddy Telugu Desam Party
15 N. Janardhana Reddy Indian National Congress
16 T. Subbarami Reddy Indian National Congress
17 Jesudasu Seelam Indian National Congress
18 Gundu Sudha Rani Telugu Desam Party

Arunachal Pradesh - 1

No Name Party
1 Mukut Mithi Indian National Congress

Assam - 7

Current members

No Name Party
1 Manmohan Singh Indian National Congress
2 Silvius Condpan Indian National Congress
3 Biswajit Daimary Bodoland People's Front
4 Kumar Deepak Das Asom Gana Parishad
5 Bhubaneswar Kalita Indian National Congress
6 Najnin farooqi Indian National Congress
7 Birendra Prasad Baishya Asom Gana Parishad

Bihar - 16

No Name Party
1 Sabir Ali Lok Janashakti Party
2 Ali Anwar Ansari Janata Dal (United)
3 Prem Chand Gupta Rashtriya Janata Dal
4 Jabir Husain Rashtriya Janata Dal
5 Upendra Kushwaha Janata Dal (United)
6 Mahendra Prasad Janata Dal (United)
7 Ram Vilas Paswan Lok Janashakti Party
8 Rajniti Prasad Rashtriya Janata Dal
9 Ravi Shankar Prasad Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Ravi Shankar Prasad Bharatiya Janata Party
11 Rajiv Pratap Rudy Bharatiya Janata Party
12 N. K. Singh Janata Dal (United)
13 Ramachandra Prasad Singh Janata Dal (United)
14 Chandreshwar Prasad Thakur Bharatiya Janata Party
15 Shivanand Tiwari Janata Dal (United)
16 Ram Kripal Yadav Rashtriya Janata Dal

Chhattisgarh - 5

No Name Party
1 Nand Kumar Sai Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Shivpratap Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Mohsina Kidwai Indian National Congress
4 Motilal Vora Indian National Congress
5 Shreegopal Vyas Bharatiya Janata Party

Goa - 1

No Name Party
1 Shantaram Laxman Naik Indian National Congress

Gujarat - 11

No Name Party
1 Pravin Naik Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Bharatsinh Parmar Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Arun Jaitley Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Parsottambhai Rupala Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Alka Balram Kshatriya Indian National Congress
6 Ahmed Patel Indian National Congress
7 Kanjibhai Patel Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Natubhai Thakore Bharatiya Janata Party
9 Surendra Motilal Patel Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Praveen Rashtrapal Indian National Congress
11 Vijaykumar Rupani Bharatiya Janata Party

Haryana - 5

No Name Party
1 Shadi Lal Batra Indian National Congress
2 Ranbir Singh Parjapati Indian National Lok Dal
3 Ishwar Singh Indian National Congress
4 Ram Prakash Indian National Congress
5 Birender Singh Indian National Congress

Himachal Pradesh - 3

No Name Party
1 Vimla Kahsapy Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Suresh Bhardwaj Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Viplove Thakur Indian National Congress

Jammu & Kashmir - 4

No Name Party
1 G. N. Ratanpuri Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
2 Ghulam Nabi Azad Indian National Congress
3 Mohammad Shafi Uri Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
4 Saif-ud-Din Soz Indian National Congress

Jharkhand - 6

No Name Party
1 S.S. Ahluwalia Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Jai Prakash Narayan Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Parimal Nathwani Independent
4 Mabel Rebello Indian National Congress
5 Dhiraj Prasad Sahu Indian National Congress
6 Kanwar Deep Singh All India Trinamool Congress

Karnataka - 12

Current members

No Name Party
1 Mandagadde Rama Jois Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Rajeev Chandrasekhar Independent
3 Hema Malini Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Oscar Fernandes Indian National Congress
5 K. Rahman Khan Indian National Congress
6 S. M. Krishna Indian National Congress
7 K. B. Shanappa Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Prabhakar Kore Bharatiya Janata Party
9 Vijay Mallya Independent
10 M. Venkaiah Naidu Bharatiya Janata Party
11 Anil Lad Indian National Congress
12 Aayanur Manjunath Bharatiya Janata Party

Kerala - 9

No Name Party
1 M.P. Achuthan Communist Party of India
2 A. K. Antony Indian National Congress
3 K. E. Ismail Communist Party of India
4 P.J. Kurien Indian National Congress
5 K.N. Balagopal Communist Party of India (Marxist)
6 P. Rajeev Communist Party of India (Marxist)
7 P. R. Rajan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
8 Vayalar Ravi Indian National Congress
9 Dr. T.N. Seema Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Madhya Pradesh - 11

No Name Party
1 Prabhat Jha Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Narayan Singh Kesari Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Chandan Mitra Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Raghunandan Sharma Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Kaptan Singh Solanki Bharatiya Janata Party
6 Vijayalaxmi Sadho Indian National Congress
7 Maya Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Meghraj Jain Bharatiya Janata Party
9 Anil Madhav Dave Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Anusuiya Uikey Bharatiya Janata Party
11 Vikram Verma Bharatiya Janata Party

Maharashtra - 19

No Name Party
1 Balavant Apte Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Rahul Bajaj Independent
3 Prithviraj Chavan Indian National Congress
4 Vijay J. Darda Indian National Congress
5 Murli Deora Indian National Congress
6 Rajkumar Dhoot Shiv Sena
7 Prakash Javadekar Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Manohar Joshi Shiv Sena
9 Sharad Anantrao Joshi Swatantra Bharat Paksh
10 Ranjitsinh Mohite-Patil Nationalist Congress Party
11 Shivraj Vishwanath Patil Indian National Congress
12 Bharatkumar Raut Shiv Sena
13 Sanjay Raut Shiv Sena
14 Vilasrao Deshmukh Indian National Congress
15 Rajeev Shukla Indian National Congress
16 Govindrao Adik Nationalist Congress Party
17 Tariq Anwar (politician) Nationalist Congress Party
18 Y. P. Trivedi Nationalist Congress Party
19 Dr. Janardhan Waghmare Nationalist Congress Party
20 Avinash Pande Indian National Congress
21 Ishwarlal Jain Nationalist Congress Party
22 Piyush Goel Bharatiya Janata Party

Manipur - 1

No Name Party
1 Rishang Keishing Indian National Congress

Meghalaya - 1

No Name Party
1 Robert Kharshiing Nationalist Congress Party

Mizoram - 1

No Name Party
1 Lalhming Liana Mizo National Front

Nagaland - 1

No Name Party
1 T. R. Zeliang Nagaland People's Front

National Capital Territory of Delhi - 3

No Name Party
1 Jai Parkash Aggarwal Indian National Congress
2 Janardan Dwivedi Indian National Congress
3 Karan Singh Indian National Congress

Orissa - 10

No Name Party
1 Rama Chandra Khuntia Indian National Congress
2 Bhagirathi Majhi Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Mangala Kisan Biju Janata Dal
4 Pyarimohan Mohapatra Biju Janata Dal
5 Radhakant Nayak Indian National Congress
6 B. J. Panda Biju Janata Dal
7 Rudra Narayan Pany Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Balbir Punj Bharatiya Janata Party
9 Renubala Pradhan Biju Janata Dal
10 Sushila Tiriya Indian National Congress

Pondicherry - 1

No Name Party
1 V. Narayanasamy Indian National Congress

Punjab - 7

No Name Party
1 Ashwani Kumar Indian National Congress
2 Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa Shiromani Akali Dal
3 M. S. Gill Indian National Congress
4 Naresh Gujral Shiromani Akali Dal
5 Avinash Rai Khanna Bharatiya Janata Party
6 Ambika Soni Indian National Congress
7 Balwinder Singh Bhunder Shiromani Akali Dal

Rajasthan - 10

No Name Party
1 Ramdas Agarwal Bharatiya Janata Party
2 Santosh Bagrodia Indian National Congress
3 Krishan Lal Balmiki Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Lalit Kishore Chaturvedi Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Najma A Heptulla Bharatiya Janata Party
6 Om Prakash Mathur Bharatiya Janata Party
7 Gyan Prakash Pilania Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Jaswant Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
9 Abhishek Manu Singhvi Indian National Congress
10 Prabha Thakur Indian National Congress

Sikkim - 1

No Name Party
1 O.T. Lepcha Sikkim Democratic Front

Tamil Nadu - 18

Current members

No Name Party
1 S. Anbalagan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
2 N. Balaganga All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
3 T.T.V. Dhinakaran All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
4 A. Elavarasan Indian National Congress
5 B.S. Gnanadesikan Indian National Congress
6 N. R. Govindarajar All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
7 A.A. Jinnah Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
8 Kanimozhi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
9 Dr. V. Maitreyan All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
10 K. Malaisamy All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
11 Jayanthi Natarajan Indian National Congress
12 E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan Indian National Congress
13 D. Raja Communist Party of India
14 Anbumani Ramadoss Pattali Makkal Katchi
15 T.K. Rangarajan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
16 Tiruchi Siva Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
17 Vasanthi Stanley Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
18 G.K. Vasan Indian National Congress
19 Kallaiprabhu Indian National Congress

Tripura - 1

No Name Party
1 Jharna Das Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Uttar Pradesh - 31 (1)

No Name Party
1 Akhilesh Das Bahujan Samaj Party
2 Kamal Akhtar Samajwadi Party
3 Munquad Ali Bahujan Samaj Party
4 Gandhi Azad Bahujan Samaj Party
5 Abu Asim Azmi Samajwadi Party
6 Jaya Bachchan Samajwadi Party
7 Balihari Bahujan Samaj Party
8 Samajwadi Party
9 Murli Manohar Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Banwari Lal Kanchhal Samajwadi Party
11 Vinay Katiyar Bharatiya Janata Party
12 Amir Alam Khan Samajwadi Party
13 Mahmood A. Madani Rashtriya Lok Dal
14 Mahendra Mohan Samajwadi Party
15 Janeshwar Mishra Samajwadi Party
16 Kalraj Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
17 Satish Chandra Misra Bahujan Samaj Party
18 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Bharatiya Janata Party
19 Ram Narayan Sahu Samajwadi Party
20 Arun Shourie Bharatiya Janata Party
21 Shahid Siddiqui Samajwadi Party
22 Amar Singh Samajwadi Party
23 Bhagwati Singh Samajwadi Party
24 Isam Singh Bahujan Samaj Party
25 Kusum Rai Bharatiya Janata Party
26 Uday Pratap Singh Samajwadi Party
27 Veer Singh Bahujan Samaj Party
28 Brij Bhushan Tiwari Samajwadi Party
29 Nand Kishore Yadav (SP) Samajwadi Party
30 Veer Pal Singh Yadav Samajwadi Party

Uttarakhand - 3

No Name Party
1 Satyavrat Chaturvedi Indian National Congress
2 Harish Rawat Indian National Congress
3 Satish Kumar Sharma Indian National Congress

West Bengal - 16

No Name Party
1 Sk. Khabir Uddin Ahmed Communist Party of India (Marxist)
2 Mohammed Amin Communist Party of India (Marxist)
3 Debabrata Biswas (politician) All India Forward Bloc
4 Swapan Sadhan Bose All India Trinamool Congress
5 Prasanta Chatterjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)
6 Moinul Hassan Communist Party of India (Marxist)
7 Brinda Karat Communist Party of India (Marxist)
8 R.C.Singh Communist Party of India
9 Saman Pathak Communist Party of India (Marxist)
10 Abani Roy Revolutionary Socialist Party
11 Mukul Roy All India Trinamool Congress
12 Tarini Kanta Roy Communist Party of India (Marxist)
13 Tapan Kumar Sen Communist Party of India (Marxist)
14 Arjun Kumar Sengupta Independent
15 Srinjoy Bose All India Trinamool Congress
16 Sitaram Yechury Communist Party of India (Marxist)
17 Sukhendusekhar Roy All India Trinamool Congress
18 Derek O' Brien All India Trinamool Congress
19 Debabrata Bandyopadhyay All India Trinamool Congress

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