The Indian Parliamentary Group is an autonomous body formed in the year 1949 in pursuance of a Motion adopted by the Constituent Assembly (Legislative) in 1948.
A Member of Parliament can become a life Member of the Group on payment of life subscription of only Rs. Five Hundred. The aims and objects of the Indian Parliamentary Group are:—
- to promote personal contacts between Members of Parliament;
- to study questions of public importance that are likely to come up before Parliament and arrange Seminars and discussions and orientation courses and bring out publications for the dissemination of information to the Members of the Indian Parliamentary Group;
- to arrange lectures on political, defence, economic, social and educational problems by Members of Parliament and distinguished persons;
- to arrange visits to foreign countries with a view to develop contacts with Members of other Parliaments.