List of Speakers of Lok Sabha (1952-2022)
In government exams like SSC, Banking, Railways, etc we find many questions from the general awareness section. this is a very broad section and sometimes questions are very factual. we will cover the General awareness section comprehensively so that students can learn and get most of the questions correct in this section. In this article, we will provide a complete list of Speakers of Lok sabha.
Office of Speaker of Lok Sabha: An Introduction
The office of Speaker of the Lok Sabha is provided for in Article 93 of the Indian Constitution. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha is the Speaker of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) or the Lower House of the Indian Parliament.
The President of the Lok Sabha is elected from among all other members of the House of Commons by a simple majority.
Any Member of Parliament can be elected Speaker, but in most cases, the candidate from the ruling party or the party with a majority wins the position.
Here is the list of Speakers of Lok Sabha:
|Serial No.||Name of the Speaker of Lok Sabha||Tenure|
|1||Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar||15 May 1952-27 February 1956|
|2||M. A. Ayyangar||8 March 1956-10 May 1957|
|11 May 1957-16 April 1962|
|3||Sardar Hukam Singh||17 April 1962-16 March 1967|
|4||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||17 March 1967-19 July 1969|
|5||Gurdial Singh Dhillon||8 August 1969-19 March 1971|
|22 March 1971-1 December 1975|
|6||Bali Ram Bhagat||15 January 1976-25 March 1977|
|7||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||26 March 1977-13 July 1977|
|8||K. S. Hegde||21 July 1977-21 January 1980|
|9||Balram Jakhar||22 January 1980-15 January 1985|
|16 January 1985-18 December 1989|
|10||Rabi Ray||19 December 1989-9 July 1991|
|11||Shivraj Patil||10 July 1991-22 May 1996|
|12||P. A. Sangma||23 May 1996-23 March 1998|
|13||G. M. C. Balayogi||24 March 1998-19 October 1999|
|22 October 1999-03 March 2002|
|14||Manohar Joshi||10 May 2002-02 June 2004|
|15||Somnath Chatterjee||4 June 2004-30 May 2009|
|16||Meira Kumar||30 May 2009-04 June 2014|
|17||Sumitra Mahajan||6 June 2014-16 June 2019|
|18||Om Birla||18 June 2019- Till present|
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