SME Times News Bureau | 25 May, 2019
The Union Cabinet on Friday gave its approval to
the Resolution advising the President to dissolve the Sixteenth Lok Sabha,
which was constituted on 18.05.2014.
Article 83(2) of the Constitution stipulates that
the House of the People, unless sooner dissolved, shall continue for five years
from the date appointed for its first meeting and no longer and the expiration
of the said period of five years shall operate as dissolution of the
The first meeting of the Sixteenth Lok Sabha was
held on June 4, 2014, when members were administered oath and
The life of the present Lok Sabha is, therefore, to
expire on June 3, 2019, unless the President dissolves it earlier.
Election Commissioner Sunil Aroraalong with Election Commissioners Shri
Ashok Lavasa and Shri Sushil Chandra, called on President of India .
A copy of the
Notification issued by the Election Commission of India in terms of Section 73
of the Representation of People’s Act, 1951, containing the names of Members
elected to the House of the People – following General Elections to the 17thLok
Sabha – was submitted by them to the Hon’ble President.
the three Election Commissioners and senior officials of the Election
Commission of India went Rajghat to seek blessings of the Father of the Nation
after the conclusion of the elections.