Azad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram)
AbbreviationASP(KR)
PresidentChandra Shekhar Aazad
FounderChandra Shekhar Aazad[1]
Founded15 March 2020; 3 years ago (2020-03-15)[2]
Split fromBahujan Samaj Party
Headquarters3/22-c-136, c block Gokulpur New Delhi, 110094
IdeologySocial Equality
Social justice
Secularism
Political positionCentre-left
Colours  Blue
ECI StatusRegistered Unrecognised party
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 543
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
0 / 403
Seats in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council
0 / 100
Website
aazadsamajpartyk.org

Azad Samaj Party (Kanshi Ram) is an Indian registered unrecognised political party in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It was founded by Chandra Shekhar Aazad[3][4]

History

Main article: Bhim Army

Chandra Shekhar Aazad officially announced the formation of his new political party, named Azad Samaj Party, on 15 March 2020. A total of 98 former leaders from the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Indian National Congress, and Rashtriya Lok Dal joined the newly launched party.[5]

On 27 October, the Azad Samaj Party formed an alliance with the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly elections.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Azad Samaj Party in UP". www.indiatoday.in. Retrieved 7 July 2023.
  2. ^ "आजाद समाज पार्टी (कांशीराम) के तीसरे स्थापना दिवस पर "सीरी फोर्ट स्टेडियम" नई दिल्ली में प्रथम राष्ट्रीय अधिवेशन आयोजित किया जा रहा है". aazadsamajpartyk.org. Retrieved 15 March 2023.
  3. ^ "Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar launches party". bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Bhim Army President announces new political party 'Azad Samaj Party'". zeenews.india.com. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Bhim Army President announces new political party Azad Samaj Party". Zee News. Retrieved 8 November 2023.
  6. ^ Nair, Sobhana K. (31 October 2023). "Rashtriya Loktantrik Party makes another bid to lose its 'marginal player' tag in Rajasthan politics". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 8 November 2023.

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