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Lowest Muslim representation in Lok Sabha in years

Lowest Muslim representation in Lok Sabha in years
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Lowest Muslim Representation In Lok Sabha In Years. The 16th Lok Sabha has seen many records being broken, including having one of the lowest representation for Muslims with 22 Muslims entering the parliament against the 28 in the outgoing Lok Sabha.

The 16th Lok Sabha has seen many records being broken, including having one of the lowest representation for Muslims with just 22 Muslims entering the parliament against the 28 in the outgoing Lok Sabha.

Uttar Pradesh, which has 80 seats to its name, does not have one Muslim candidate who was victorious. BJP, a party continuously criticized for not being secular, does not have a single Muslim representative among its 282 seats. BJP’s sole Muslim facem Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, lost from the Bhagalpur parliamentary constituency in Bihar.

In the new Lok Sabha, the biggest contingent of Muslim MPs are from West Bengal with 7 members.

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