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Narendra Modi is likely to be re-elected for 2nd term as PM

Narendra Modi is likely to be re-elected for 2nd term as PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be sworn-in for the second term on May 30 and some world leaders could be invited for it.

The party also hailed Modi for leading to a super-sized victory for a second term in office. The party has won 303 seats. 

Out of the total 543 lok sabha seats, 272 will be just enough to form a government for an alliance.

About Lok sabha

The Lok Sabha or House of the People is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha.

Members of the Lok Sabha are elected by adult through elections to represent their respective constituencies. The house meets in the Lok Sabha Chambers of the Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi.

The maximum strength of the House allotted by the Constitution of India is 552. Currently, the house has 545 seats which is made up by the election of up to 543 elected members and at a maximum, 2 nominated members of the Anglo-Indian Community by the President of India.

The Constitution of India was adopted on 26 November 1949 and came into effect on 26 January 1950. According to Article 79 (Part V-The Union.) of the Constitution of India, the Parliament of India consists of the President of India and the two Houses of Parliament known as the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) and the House of the People (Lok Sabha).

The Lok Sabha (House of the People) was duly constituted for the first time on 17 April 1952 after the first General Elections held from 25 October 1951 to 21 February 1952.

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