1. Composition of House:
The Lok Sabha is the popular House. Its members are directly elected by the people. But the members of the Rajya Sabha are indirectly elected. This difference in the process of election of the members of both Houses gives an edge to the Lok Sabha over the Rajya Sabha.
2. Cabinet Responsibility:
Another factor which makes the Lok Sabha more important than the Rajya Sabha is cabinet responsibility. The members of the Council of Ministers at the centre are responsible to the Lok Sabha and not to the Rajya Sabha. If the government loses majority in the Rajya Sabha, it is bad for the government. This will be considered a political defeat for the government. But the government will not be required to resign. However, the government will have to resign if it loses ...