India has a multi-party system. The Election Commission of India (ECI) accords recognition to the national level and the state level political parties based upon objective criteria. A recognised political party enjoys privileges like a reserved party symbol,[a] free broadcast time on state-run television and radio, consultation in the setting of election dates, and giving input in setting electoral rules and regulations. Other political parties that wish to contest local, state or national elections are required to be registered by the Election Commission of India. Registered Parties are upgraded as recognised National Party or State Party by the ECI if they meet the relevant criteria after a Lok Sabha or State legislative assembly election. The Recognised Party status is reviewed periodically by the ECI.

Before the amendment in 2016 (came into force with effect from 1 January 2014), if a political party failed to fulfill the criteria in the subsequent Lok Sabha or state legislative assembly election, they lost their status as a recognised Party. In 2016, the ECI announced that such a review would take place after two consecutive elections instead of every election. Therefore, a political party shall retain the recognised Party status even if they do not meet the criteria in the next election. However, if they fail to meet the criteria in the subsequent election following the next election, they would lose their status.

As per latest publication dated 23 September 2021 from Election Commission of India, the total number of parties registered was 2858, with 8 national parties, 54 state parties and 2797 unrecognised parties.[3] All registered parties contesting elections need to choose a symbol from a list of available symbols offered by the EC. All 28 states of the country along with the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Puducherry have elected governments unless President's rule is imposed under certain conditions.

National parties

A registered party is recognised as a national party only if it fulfils any one of the three conditions listed below:[4]

  1. The party win 2% of seats in the Lok Sabha from at least three different states.[5]
  2. At a general election to Lok Sabha or Legislative Assembly, the party polls 6% of votes in any four or more states and in addition it wins four Lok Sabha seats.
  3. The party gets recognition as a state party in four states.
8 recognised national parties[3]
Party Flag Abbr. Political
position
Ideology Founded National status accorded Leader(s) Election
symbol
No. of States Ruled Seats in
Lok Sabha
Seats in
Rajya Sabha
Seats in State
Assemblies
Seats in State
Councils
All India Trinamool Congress
English: All India Grassroots Congress
All India Trinamool Congress flag (2).svg
AITC Centre-left Secularism
Populism
Progressivism
1 January 1998
(24 years ago)
 (1998-01-01)
2 September 2016
(5 years ago)
 (2016-09-02)
Mamata Banerjee
(Chairperson)
All India Trinamool Congress symbol.svg
1 / 31
24 / 543
13 / 245
235 / 4,036
0 / 426
Bahujan Samaj Party
English: Majority Community Party
Elephant Bahujan Samaj Party.svg
BSP Centre-left Social equality
Social justice
Secularism
Self-respect
Human Rights
14 April 1984
(38 years ago)
 (1984-04-14)
26 January 2013
(9 years ago)
 (2013-01-26)[6]
Mayawati
(President)
Indian Election Symbol Elephant.png
0 / 31
10 / 543
3 / 245
8 / 4,036
6 / 426
Bharatiya Janata Party
English: Indian People's Party
BJP Flag.svg
BJP Centre-Right to Right-wing[7] Hindutva
Integral humanism
Conservatism
Social conservatism
6 April 1980
(42 years ago)
 (1980-04-06)
J. P. Nadda
(President)
BJP election symbol.png
19 / 31
301 / 543
101 / 245
1,411 / 4,036
110 / 426
Communist Party of India
CPI-banner.svg
CPI Left-wing Communism
Marxism–Leninism
26 December 1925
(96 years ago)
 (1925-12-26)
D. Raja
(General Secretary)
Indian Election Symbol Ears of Corn and Sickle.png
0 / 31
2 / 543
2 / 245
21 / 4,036
2 / 426
Communist Party of India (Marxist)
CPI-M-flag.svg
CPI(M) Left-wing Communism 7 November 1964
(57 years ago)
 (1964-11-07)
Sitaram Yechury
(General Secretary)
Indian Election Symbol Hammer Sickle and Star.png
1 / 31
3 / 543
5 / 245
88 / 4,036
0 / 426
Indian National Congress
INC Flag Official.jpg
INC Centre-left Big tent
Civic nationalism
Social liberalism
Secularism
28 December 1885
(136 years ago)
 (1885-12-28)
Sonia Gandhi
(President)
Hand INC.svg
2 / 31
53 / 543
34 / 245
678 / 4,036
43 / 426
Nationalist Congress Party
NCP-flag.svg
NCP Centre-left Liberalism
Gandhism
10 June 1999
(22 years ago)
 (1999-06-10)
Sharad Pawar
(President)
Nationalist Congress Party Election Symbol.png
0 / 31
5 / 543
4 / 245
59 / 4,036
11 / 426
National People's Party
NPP Flag.jpg
NPP Centre Regionalism
Ethnocentrism
6 January 2013
(9 years ago)
 (2013-01-06)
7 June 2019
(2 years ago)
 (2019-06-07)
Conrad Sangma
(President)
Indian Election Symbol Book.svg
1 / 31
1 / 543
1 / 245
33 / 4,036
0 / 426

State parties

A party has to fulfill any one of the following conditions for recognition as a state party:[citation needed]

  1. A party should secure at least 6% of valid votes polled in an election to the state legislative assembly and win at least 2 seats in that state assembly.
  2. A party should secure at least 6% of valid votes polled in an election to Lok Sabha and win at least 1 seat in Lok Sabha.
  3. A party should win at least 3% of the total number of seats or a minimum of three seats in the Legislative Assembly, which ever is higher.
  4. A party should win at least one seat in the Lok Sabha for every 25 seats or any fraction thereof allotted to that State.
  5. Under the liberalised criteria, one more clause that it will be eligible for recognition as state party if it secures 8% or more of the total valid votes polled in the state.
54 recognised state parties[3]
Party Party's Flag Abbr. Political
position
Ideology Founded Leader(s) Recognised in Election
symbol
No. of States Ruled Lok Sabha Rajya Sabha State
Assembly
seats
State
Council
seats
State Party in 3 States All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen
English: All India Council for Unity of Muslims
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen logo.svg
AIMIM Right-wing populism,

Centre-right

Composite Nationalism[8]
Minority Rights [9]
Dalits Rights[10]
Constitutionalism[11]
1958 Asaduddin Owaisi Telangana
Maharashtra
Bihar
kite
0 / 31
2 / 543
0 / 245
14 / 4,036
2 / 426
Janata Dal (Secular)
English: People's Party (Secular)
JD(S) Centre-left Social democracy[12]
Secularism[12]
1999 H. D. Deve Gowda Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Indian Election Symbol Lady Farmer.png
0 / 31
1 / 543
1 / 245
34 / 4,036
13 / 426
Aam Aadmi Party
English: Common Man's Party
Aam Aadmi Party logo (English).svg
AAP Centre Economic nationalism[13]
Secularism[14]
Nationalism[15]
Patriotism[16]
Humanism[16]
2012 Arvind Kejriwal Delhi
Punjab
Goa
AAP Symbol.png
2 / 31
0 / 543
8 / 245
156 / 4,036
0 / 426
State Party in 2 States All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
English: All India Anna Dravidian Progressive Federation

AIADMK Official Flag.png
AIADMK Centre to centre-left Annaism
Dravidianism
Populism
Social democracy
Social justice
1972 O. Panneerselvam (Coordinator) and Edappadi K. Palaniswami (Joint Coordinator) Tamil Nadu
Puducherry
Two Leaves
0 / 31
1 / 543
5 / 245
66 / 4,036
0 / 426
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
English: Dravidian Progressive Federation
Flag DMK.svg
DMK Centre-left Social democracy[17]
Dravidianism[citation needed]
Social justice[17]
Federalism
1949 M. K. Stalin Tamil Nadu
Puducherry
Indian election symbol rising sun.svg
1 / 31
24 / 543
10 / 245
131 / 4,036
0 / 426
Janata Dal (United)
English: People's Party (United)
Janata Dal (United) Flag.svg
JD(U) Centre-left Socialism[18]
Secularism[18]
Integral humanism[19]
2003 Nitish Kumar Arunachal Pradesh
Bihar
Indian Election Symbol Arrow.png
1 / 31
16 / 543
5 / 245
52 / 4,036
23 / 426
Naga People's Front
Flag of the Naga People
NPF Regionalism 2002 T. R. Zeliang Manipur
Nagaland
Indian Election Symbol Cock.png
0 / 31
1 / 543
1 / 245
30 / 4,036
0 / 426
Rashtriya Janata Dal
English: National People's Party
RJD Flag.svg
RJD Centre-left Socialism 1997 Lalu Prasad Yadav
Tejashwi Yadav
Bihar
Jharkhand
Indian Election Symbol Hurricane Lamp.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
5 / 245
76 / 4,036
5 / 426
Revolutionary Socialist Party
RSP-flag.svg
RSP Far-left Communism
Marxism–Leninism[20]
Revolutionary socialism
1940 Manoj Bhattacharya[21] Kerala
West Bengal
Indian Election Symbol Spade and Stoker.png
0 / 31
1 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Telangana Rashtra Samithi
English: Telangana State Council
TRS Flag.svg
TRS Centre-right
Right-wing populism
Regionalism[22][23]
Populism[24]
Conservatism[23]
Separatism
2001 K. Chandrashekar Rao Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana Rashtra Samithi symbol.svg
1 / 31
9 / 543
7 / 245
103 / 4,036
28 / 426
Telugu Desam Party
English: Party of the Telugu Land
TDPFlag.PNG
TDP Populism[25][26]
Economic liberalism[27]
1982 N. Chandrababu Naidu Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Indian Election Symbol Cycle.png
0 / 31
3 / 543
1 / 245
23 / 4,036
15 / 426
Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party
English: Youth Labour Farmers Congress Party
YSRCP Populism[25][26]Regionalism 2011 Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Indian Election Symbol Ceiling Fan.svg
1 / 31
22 / 543
6 / 245
151 / 4,036
32 / 426
State Party in 1 State All India Forward Bloc AIFB Left-wing Left-wing nationalism
Socialism
Anti-imperialism
Marxism[28]
1939 Debabrata Biswas West Bengal
Indian Election Symbol Lion.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
All India N.R. Congress AINRC Centre Social democracy
Populism
2011 N. Rangaswamy Puducherry
Indian Election Symbol Jug.svg
1 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
10 / 4,036
0 / 426
All India United Democratic Front
Party Flag.JPG
AIUDF 2005 Badruddin Ajmal Assam
Indian Election Symbol Lock And Key.svg
0 / 31
1 / 543
0 / 245
15 / 4,036
0 / 426
All Jharkhand Students Union AJSU 1986 Sudesh Mahto Jharkhand
Indian Election Symbol Banana.svg
0 / 31
1 / 543
0 / 245
2 / 4,036
0 / 426
Asom Gana Parishad
English: Assam People's Council
AGP Centre-right Regionalism
Anti-Bengali sentiment
1985 Atul Bora Assam
Indian Election Symbol Elephant.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
1 / 245
9 / 4,036
0 / 426
Biju Janata Dal
English: Biju People's Party
BJD Centre to
centre-left
Regionalism[29]
Populism[23]
Secularism[29][23]
Liberalism[23][30]
1997 Naveen Patnaik Odisha
Indian Election Symbol Conch.svg
1 / 31
12 / 543
9 / 245
113 / 4,036
0 / 426
Bodoland People's Front BPF Secularism
Democratic socialism[31]
2005 Hagrama Mohilary Assam
Indian Election Symbol Nangol.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
3 / 4,036
0 / 426
Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation CPI(ML)L Far-left Communism[32]
Marxism–Leninism
Maoism[32]
1974 Dipankar Bhattacharya Bihar
Flag Logo of CPIML.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
13 / 4,036
0 / 426
Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam
English: National Progressive Dravidian Federation
DMDK Centre to
centre-left
Social welfare
Populism
Secularism
Social democracy
2005 Vijayakanth Tamil Nadu
Indian Election Symbol Nagara.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Goa Forward Party GFP Regionalism 2016 Vijai Sardesai Goa
Indian election symbol Coconut.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
1 / 4,036
0 / 426
Hill State People's Democratic Party HSPDP 1968 Meghalaya
Indian Election Symbol Lion.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
2 / 4,036
0 / 426
Indian National Lok Dal
English: Indian National People's Party
INLD Centre Social liberalism
Regionalism
1996 Om Prakash Chautala Haryana
Indian Election Symbol Spectacles.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
1 / 4,036
0 / 426
Indian Union Muslim League IUML Muslim interests
Social conservatism
1948 Hyderali Shihab Thangal Kerala
Indian Election Symbol Lader.svg
0 / 31
3 / 543
1 / 245
15 / 4,036
0 / 426
Indigenous People's Front of Tripura IPFT Centre-right Regionalism
Ethnic nationalism
Anti-immigration
2009 Mevar Kumar Jamatia Tripura
Indian Election symbol Dao.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
7 / 4,036
0 / 426
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference JKNC Kashmiriyat
Kashmiri autonomy
Secularism
1932 Farooq Abdullah Jammu and Kashmir
Indian Election Symbol Plough.png
0 / 31
3 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party JKNPP Democracy[33][34]
Anti-corruption[33][34]
Secularism[35]
Women's rights[36]
1982 Bhim Singh Jammu and Kashmir
Indian Election Symbol Cycle.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party JKPDP Kashmiriyat
Kashmiri autonomy[37]
Regionalism
1999 Mehbooba Mufti Jammu and Kashmir
Indian Election Symbol Ink Pot and Pen.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Janta Congress Chhattisgarh
English: People's Congress Chhattisgarh
JCC Left-wing Social justice
Feminism
Direct democracy
Agrarianism
2016 Renu Jogi Chhattisgarh
Indian Election Symbol Farmer Ploughing (within Square).jpg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
3 / 4,036
0 / 426
Jannayak Janta Party
English: Mass Hero People's Party
JJP Democratic socialism 2018 Dushyant Chautala Haryana
Indian election symbol Key.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
10 / 4,036
0 / 426
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
English: Jharkhand Liberation Front
JMM 1972 Shibu Soren
Hemant Soren
Jharkhand
Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png
1 / 31
1 / 543
1 / 245
30 / 4,036
0 / 426
Kerala Congress (M)
Kerala-Congress-flag.svg
KC(M) Welfare[38]
Democratic socialism[39]
1979 Jose K. Mani Kerala
Indian election symbol two leaves.svg
0 / 31
1 / 543
1 / 245
5 / 4,036
0 / 426
Lok Janshakti Party
English: People's Manpower Party
Lok Janshakti Party Flag.svg
LJP 2000 Chirag Paswan Bihar
Indian Election Symbol Bungalow.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
1 / 4,036
0 / 426
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena
English: Maharashtra Reformation Army
MNS-rajmudra-Flag.jpg
MNS Far-right Hindutva[40]
Right-wing populism[41]
Regionalism[42][43]
Ultranationalism[44][43]
Marathi interests[43]
2006 Raj Thackeray Maharashtra
Indian Election Symbol Railway Engine.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
1 / 4,036
0 / 426
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party
English: Maharashtrian Gomantak Party
MGP Centre Populism
Regionalism
1963 Deepak Dhavalikar Goa
Indian Election Symbol Lion.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
2 / 4,036
0 / 426
Mizo National Front MNF 1961 Zoramthanga Mizoram
Election Symbol Star.svg
1 / 31
1 / 543
1 / 245
28 / 4,036
0 / 426
Mizoram People's Conference MPC 1975 Lalhmangaiha Sailo Mizoram
Bulb Election Symbol.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party NDPP Regionalism 2017 Neiphiu Rio Nagaland
Indian Election Symbol Crown.png
1 / 31
1 / 543
0 / 245
21 / 4,036
0 / 426
Pattali Makkal Katchi
English: Working People's Party
Pmk flag.jpg
PMK Centre Populism 1989 S. Ramadoss Puducherry
Mango
0 / 31
0 / 543
1 / 245
5 / 4,036
0 / 426
People's Democratic Alliance PDA 2012 B.D. Behring Manipur Crown
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
People's Democratic Front PDF 2017 Ivanlum Marbaniang Meghalaya
Candle - Election Symbol.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
4 / 4,036
0 / 426
People's Party of Arunachal PPA Regionalism 1977 Kamen Ringu Arunachal Pradesh
Indian Election Symbol Maize.svg
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426
Rashtriya Lok Dal
English: National People's Party
Rashtriya Lok Dal Flag new.jpg
RLD 1996 Jayant Chaudhary Uttar Pradesh
Indian Election Symbol Hand Pump.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
8 / 4,036
0 / 426
Rashtriya Loktantrik Party
English: National Democratic Party
Logo Rashtriya Loktantrik party.png
RLP 2020 Hanuman Beniwal Rajasthan
Water bottle RLP election symbol.svg
0 / 31
1 / 543
0 / 245
3 / 4,036
0 / 426
Samajwadi Party
English: Socialist Party
Samajwadi Party Flag.jpg
SP Centre-left Social democracy[45]
Democratic socialism[46]
Left-wing populism[46][47]
Social conservatism[46]
1992 Akhilesh Yadav Uttar Pradesh
Indian Election Symbol Cycle.png
0 / 31
5 / 543
5 / 245
113 / 4,036
48 / 426
Shiromani Akali Dal
English: Supreme Akali Party
SAD flag.svg
SAD Centre-right Punjabiyat[48][49]
Conservatism[50]
Federalism[51][52]
1920 Sukhbir Singh Badal Punjab
Indian Election Symbol Scale.png
0 / 31
2 / 543
1 / 245
3 / 4,036
0 / 426
Shiv Sena
English: Army of Shivaji
SS Right-wing
to far-right
Conservatism
Hindutva
Ultranationalism
Right-wing populism
1966 Uddhav Thackeray Maharashtra
Indian Election Symbol Bow And Arrow.png
1 / 31
19 / 543
3 / 245
57 / 4,036
16 / 426
Sikkim Democratic Front SDF Centre-left
to left-wing
Democratic socialism 1993 Pawan Kumar Chamling Sikkim
Indian Election Symbol Umberlla.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
1 / 245
1 / 4,036
0 / 426
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha
English: Sikkim Revolutionary Front
SKM Democratic socialism 2013 Prem Singh Tamang Sikkim
Symbol SKM.png
1 / 31
1 / 543
0 / 245
19 / 4,036
0 / 426
United Democratic Party UDP Regionalism
Populism
1997 Metbah Lyngdoh Meghalaya
Indian Election Symbol Drums.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
8 / 4,036
0 / 426
United People's Party Liberal UPPL Centre Regionalism 2015 Urkhao Gwra Brahma Assam Tractor
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
7 / 4,036
0 / 426
Zoram Nationalist Party ZNP 1997 Lalduhawma Mizoram
Indian Election Symbol Sun without Rays.png
0 / 31
0 / 543
0 / 245
0 / 4,036
0 / 426

Unrecognised parties

Unrecognised registered notable parties[3]
Name Abbreviation Founded President or general secretary Recognised in
Democratic Party of India DPI 1961 Captain G. S. Rathee Delhi
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu & Kashmir
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Nagaland
Punjab
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh[53]
United Goans Party UGP 1963 Jack de Sequeira Goa
Manipur Peoples Party MPP 1968 Sovakiran N. Manipur
Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi VCK 1972 Thol. Thirumavalavan Tamil Nadu
Uttarakhand Kranti Dal UKD 1979 Kashi Singh Airy Uttarakhand
Lokdal LD 1980 Charan Singh Uttar Pradesh
Amra Bangali AMB 1983 Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar West Bengal
Bharatiya Minorities Suraksha Mahasangh BMSM 1983 Sundar Shaekhar Maharashtra
Kerala Congress (B) KC(B) 1989 R. Balakrishna Pillai Kerala
Gondwana Ganatantra Party GGP 1991 Hira Singh Markam Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Maharashtra
Kerala Congress (Jacob) KC(J) 1991 Anoop Jacob Kerala
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MDMK 1992 Vaiko Tamil Nadu
Puducherry
Samata Party SAP 1994 Uday Mandal[54] Bihar
Manipur[55]
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) SAD(A) 1994 Simranjit Singh Mann Punjab
Puthiya Tamilagam PTK 1996 K. Krishnasamy Tamil Nadu
Tamil Maanila Congress TMC(M) 1996 G. K. Vasan Tamil Nadu
Kongunadu Makkal Katchi KMK 2000 A. M. Raja Tamil Nadu
Labour Party Secular LP(s) 2001 Dr.Ram Gopal Baghel Uttar Pradesh
Delhi
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Maharashtra
Punjab
Madhya Pradesh
Chhattisgarh
Ittehad-e-Millat Council IEMC 2001 Tauqeer Raza Khan Uttar Pradesh
People's Democratic Front PDF 2001 Ajoy Biswas Tripura
Tamil Nadu Kongu Ilaingar Peravai KIP 2001 U. Thaniyarasu Tamil Nadu
Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party SBSP 2002 Om Prakash Rajbhar Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
Rashtriya Krantikari Samajwadi Party RKSP 2003 Gopal Rai Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Delhi
Rashtriya Samaj Paksha RSP 2003 Mahadev Jankar Maharashtra
Kerala
Lok Satta Party LSP 2006 Jaya Prakash Narayana Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha GJM 2007 Bimal Gurung West Bengal
Peace Party of India PECP 2008 Mohamed Ayub Uttar Pradesh
Rashtriya Ulama Council RUC 2008 Aamir Rashadi Madni Uttar Pradesh
Manithaneya Makkal Katchi MMK 2009 M. H. Jawahirullah Tamil Nadu
Social Democratic Party of India SDPI 2009 M. K. Faizy
Naam Tamilar Katchi NTK 2009 Senthamizhan Seeman Tamil Nadu
Puducherry
Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi IJK 2010 T.R. Pachamuthu Tamil Nadu
Quami Ekta Dal QED 2010 Mukhtar Ansari Uttar Pradesh
Samajwadi Janata Dal Democratic SJDD 2010 Devendra Prasad Yadav Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
Hindu Sena HS 2011 Vishnu Gupta New Delhi
Socialist Party (India) SP(I) 2011 Thampan Thomas
Welfare Party of India WPI 2011 S. Q. R. Ilyas
Bahujan Mukti Party BMP 2012 V. L. Matang Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
Indian Gandhiyan Party IGP 2012 Aashin U S Kerala
The Imperial Party of India IMPERIAL 2012 S S Kanwar (Adv) Madhya Pradesh
Rashtriya Jankranti Party RAJPA 2013 LPS Ramsewak.Upadhyay Uttar Pradesh
Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi KMDK 2013 E. R. Eswaran Tamil Nadu
Odisha Janmorcha OJM 2013 Pyarimohan Mohapatra Odisha
Jana Sena Party JSP 2014 Pawan Kalyan Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Param Digvijay Dal PDD 2014 Adhyatmik Neta Krishna Mohan Shankar Yogi Uttar Pradesh
All India Hindustan Congress Party AIHCP 2015 Buddh Prakash Sharma
Jan Adhikar Party Loktantrik[56] JAP 2015 Pappu Yadav Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
Jan Shakti Party of India[57] JSPI 2015 Gurjeet Singh Azad Punjab
Hindustani Awam Morcha[58] HAM 2015 Jitan Ram Manjhi Bihar
Jan Adhikar Party JAP 2016 Babu Singh Kushwaha Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra[59]
Apna Dal (Sonelal) AD(S) 2016 Anupriya Patel Uttar Pradesh
Goa Suraksha Manch GSM 2016 Subhash Velingkar Goa
NISHAD Party NISHAD 2016 Sanjay Nishad Uttar Pradesh
Swaraj India SI 2016 Yogendra Yadav
All India Mahila Empowerment Party AIMEP 2017 Nowhera Shaik Telangana
Karnataka
Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam AMMK 2018 T. T. V. Dhinakaran Tamil Nadu
Anna Dravidar Kazhagam ADK 2018 V.K.Dhivakaran Tamil Nadu
Anna Mgr Makkal Kazhagam Anna MMK 2018 T.T.V.Bhaskharan Tamil Nadu
Jansatta Dal Loktantrik JSD (L) 2018 Raghuraj Pratap Singh Uttar Pradesh
Loktantrik Janata Dal LJD 2018 Sharad Yadav Bihar
Kerala
Makkal Needhi Maiam MNM 2018 Kamal Haasan Tamil Nadu
Puducherry
Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohiya) PSP(L) 2018 Shivpal Singh Yadav Uttar Pradesh
Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) SAD(T) 2018 Ranjit Singh Brahmpura Punjab
Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi VBA 2018 Prakash Ambedkar Maharashtra
Vikassheel Insaan Party VIP 2018 Mukesh Sahani Bihar
Lok Insaaf Party LIP 2019 Simarjit Singh Bains Punjab
Rashtriya Secular Majlis Party RSMP 2019 MD Asharul Haque Bihar
West Bengal
Uttar Pradesh
Nawan Punjab Party NPP 2019 Dharamvir Gandhi Punjab
Punjab Ekta Party PEP 2019 Sukhpal Singh Khaira Punjab
Tipu Sultan Party TSP 2019 Shaikh Sadeque
Azad Samaj Party ASP 2020 Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan
Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party JKAP 2020 Altaf Bukhari Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir Workers Party JKWP 2020 Mir Junaid Jammu and Kashmir
Plurals Party TPP 2020 Pushpam Priya Choudhary Bihar
Raijor Dol RD 2020 Akhil Gogoi Assam
Rashtriya Jan Jan Party RJJP 2020 Ashutosh Kumar Bihar
Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic) SAD(D) 2020 Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa Punjab
Nethaji Munnetra Kalagam NMK 2020 Udhayam.Ranjeth Kumar Tamilnadu
Indian Secular Front ISF 2021 Nawsad Siddique West Bengal
The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance TIPRA 2021 Pradyot Manikya Debbarma Tripura
Punjab Lok Congress PLC 2021 Amarinder Singh Punjab
YSR Telangana Party YSRTP 2021 Y. S. Sharmila Telangana
Revolutionary Goans Party RGP 2022 Viresh Borkar Goa
Jan Shakti Party JSP 2022 Kuldeep Sogun Rajasthan

See also

Notes

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