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List of Speakers of Lok Sabha (1952-2022)

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  • Last Updated : 27 Nov, 2022
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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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