Change is Parliament: Majority of MPs are not politicians10:30:00 PM, Tuesday 4th of June 2019 | in politics
Recently concluded seventeenth Lok Sabha election was different in many aspects. It has witnessed the highest number of women MPs since 1984. However, among 542 elected MPs, only 39% are professional politicians. Along with that, the average age of the women MPs are 6-years younger than their male counterpart. The number of Muslim MPs have also increased from 23 to 27 in the parliament. However, 90% of elected MPs are Hindu.