In India the parliament occupies central position and has a multifunctional role. Its powers and functions are classified under following heads:
Legislative Powers and FunctionsExecutive Powers and FunctionsFinancial Powers and FunctionsConstituent Powers and FunctionsJudicial Powers and FunctionsElectrol Powers and FunctionsOther Powers and Functions
 It is an assembly of elected representatives who exercise Supreme Political authority on behalf of the people. 

 At the State level this is called Legislature or Legislative Assembly.

 Parliament is the final authority for making laws in any country.

 Parliaments all over the world exercise same control and those who run the govt. In India this control is direct and full.
 Parliament controls all the money that govt have.
 Parliament is the highest forum of discussion and debate on public issues and National policies.