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Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) has been Prorogued on 19th September, 2014

Composition

The Parliament of Pakistan, according to the Constitution of 1973, is bicameral. Article 50 of the Constitution clearly states that the Parliament of Pakistan consists of the President and two Houses known as the National Assembly and the Senate.

National Assembly

The National Assembly has a total of 342 members, including 60 seats reserved for women and 10 for non-Muslims, as per Article 51. The seats in the National Assembly are allocated to each Province, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and the Federal Capital on the basis of population, as officially published in the last preceding census. The present allocation of seats is as under:

Punjab Sindh Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Balochistan FATA Federal Capital Total

General

148 61 35 14 12 2 272

Women

35 14 8 3 0 0 60

Non-Muslims

-- -- -- -- -- -- 10

Total

183 75 43 17 12 2 342

 

Current Status

Below table shows current status of seats in the National Assembly on which oath is taken by the member. This number can be different from original allocation of seats if some seats are vacant or oath is not taken.

  Punjab Sindh Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Balochistan FATA Federal Capital Total

General

147 61 35 13 11 2 269

Women

35 14 8 3 0 0 60

Non-Muslims

-- -- -- -- -- -- 10

Total

182 75 43 16 11 2 339

 

Province-wise Distribution

*On basis of currently active seats



Punjab



Sindh



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa



Balochistan



Fata