Gondwana Gantantra Party or GGP is a state party in India, Founder by Hira Singh Markam.[1][2] It primarily works for the tribal community and its politics.[3][4][5]

Gondwana Gantantra Party
AbbreviationGGP
FounderHira Singh Markam
Founded13 January 1991 (31 years ago) (1991-01-13)
HeadquartersVillage Tiwarta, Teh. Katghora, Korba district, Chhattisgarh
Colours  Yellow
ECI StatusRegistered Unrecognized Party[6]
Seats in Lok Sabha0
Seats in Rajya Sabha0
Election symbol
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History

GGP was formed in 1991 to plead for the rights of the Gondi people, and to establish a separate Indian state of Gondwana in central India.

In Elections

In the Vidhan Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh 2002 GGP had eight candidates, who together mustered 11 262 votes.

In Vidhan Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh[7] 2003 GGP had launched 61 candidates, who together mustered 512 102 votes. Three were elected.

In the Vidhan Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh 2003 GGP had 41 candidates, but no-one was elected. In total the party received 156 916 votes.

In the 2004 Lok Sabha elections the party presented candidates from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.[8][9][10]

Recent Developments

The Gondwana Ganatantra Party formed a pre-poll alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the 2018 Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly election.[11]


Gondwana Ganatantra Party
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Gondwana Ganatantra Party on Facebook

References

  1. ^ "गोंगपा प्रमुख हीरा सिंह मरकाम ने कहा अगर गठबंधन हुआ तो कांग्रेस से ही". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 14 August 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Hira Singh Markam Gondwana Congress Party Candidate 2018 विधानसभा चुनाव परिणाम Pali-tanakhar". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  3. ^ "मध्यप्रदेश: कांग्रेस से गठबंधन की अटकलों के बीच गोंगपा की 90 सीटों पर चुनाव लड़ने की घोषणा, बसपा का रुख साफ नहीं". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 6 September 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Gondwana Gantantra Party Hindi News, Gondwana Gantantra Party Samachar, Gondwana Gantantra Party ख़बर, Breaking News on Patrika". Patrika News (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Will contest Chhattisgarh, MP polls with Samajwadi Party; tie-up with Congress unlikely: Gondwana party chief". hindustantimes.com. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  6. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 13.04.2018" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Gondwana Gantantra Party: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Gondwana Gantantra Party | The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  8. ^ "छत्तीसगढ़ में गोंडवाना गणतंत्र पार्टी ने कांग्रेस को दिया बड़ा झटका". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Gondwana gantantra party ggp | Latest News on Gondwana-gantantra-party-ggp | Breaking Stories and Opinion Articles". Firstpost. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  10. ^ "गोंडवाना गणतंत्र पार्टी सभी 11 सीट पर उतारेगी प्रत्याशी". Nai Dunia (in Hindi). 19 March 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  11. ^ "SP, Gondwana Gantantra Party Join Hands in MP to Put Congress-led Mahagatbandhan in Further Trouble". News18. Retrieved 22 October 2018.