Political Parties in India | National & State Parties in India

Political Parties in India – India has a multi-party system categorized with three main streams. Candidates can find the updated list of Political Parties in India with leaders name for Bank and SSC exam preparation. Registered Political parties are upgraded as recognized national or state level parties based upon objective criteria. Political parties in India recognized according to National, State and District level parties. All these should be required to register by Election Commission of India and they reviewed periodically.

Recognized Political Parties enjoys reserving party symbol, free broadcast time on state run television and radio, consultation in setting of election dates and giving inputs in setting electoral rules and regulations. All the registered Political parties of our nation can choose a symbol from a list of available symbols given by the Election Commission. All the 29 States of our nation along with Puducherry and the National Capital Territory of Delhi have elected governments unless President’s rule is imposed under certain conditions.

Political Parties in India – National Parties in India

Name
Abbreviation
Symbol
Foundation Year
Current Leader(s)
Bharatiya Janata Party
BJP
Lotus
1980
Amit Shah
Indian National Congress
INC
Hand
1885
Rahul Gandhi
Communist Party of India (Marxist)
CPI-M
Hammer, sickle and star
1964
Sitaram Yechury
Communist Party of India
CPI
Ears of corn and sickle
1925
Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy
Bahujan Samaj Party
BSP
Elephant
1984
Mayawati
Nationalist Congress Party
NCP
Clock
1999
Sharad Pawar
All India Trinamool Congress
AITC
Flowers and Grass
1998
Mamata Banerjee

 

State Parties in India

Name
Abbreviation
Foundation Year
Current Leader(s)
States/UT
Aam Aadmi Party
AAP
2012
Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi, Punjab
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
AIADMK
1972
Edappadi K. Palanisamy
Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
All India Forward Bloc
AIFB
1939
Debabrata Biswas
West Bengal
All India Majlise-Ittehadul Muslimeen
AIMIM
1927
Asaduddin Owaisi
Telangana
All India N.R. Congress
AINRC
2011
N. Rangasamy
Puducherry,
All India United Democratic Front
AIUDF
2004
Badruddin Ajmal
Assam
All Jharkhand Students Union
AJSU
1986
Sudesh Mahto
Jharkhand
Asom Gana Parishad
AGP
1985
Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
Assam
Biju Janata Dal
BJD
1997
Naveen Patnaik
Odisha
Bodoland People’s Front
BPF
1985
Hagrama Mohilary
Assam
Desiya Murpokku Dravidar Kazhagam
DMDK
2005
Vijayakanth
Tamil Nadu
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
DMK
1949
M. Karunanidhi
Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Haryana Janhit Congress (BL)
HJC(BL)
2007
Pawan Pandit
Haryana
Hill State People’s Democratic Party
HSPDP
1968
H.S. Lyngdoh
Meghalaya
Indian National Lok Dal
INLD
1999
Om Prakash Chautala
Haryana
Indian Union Muslim League
IUML
1948
E. Ahamed
Kerala
7 Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
JKNC
1932
Omar Abdullah
Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party
JKNPP
1982
Bhim Singh
Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party
JKPDP
1998
Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu & Kashmir
Janata Dal (Secular)
JD(S)
1999
H.D. Deve Gowda
Karnataka, Kerala
Janata Dal (United)
JD(U)
1999
Nitish Kumar
Bihar
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
JMM
1972
Shibu Soren
Jharkhand
Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik)
JVM(P)
2006
Babu Lal Marandi
Jharkhand
Kerala Congress (M)
KC(M)
1979
C.F. Thomas
Kerala
Lok Janshakti Party
LJP
2000
Ram Vilas Paswan
Bihar
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena
MNS
2006
Raj Thackeray
Maharashtra
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party
MGP
1963
Shashikala Kakodkar
Goa
Manipur State Congress Party
MSCP
1997
Wahengbam Nipamacha
Manipur
Mizo National Front
MNF
1959
Lalduhawma
Mizoram
Mizoram People’s Conference
MPC
1972
Pu Lalhmingthanga
Mizoram
Naga People’s Front
NPF
2002
Neiphiu Rio
Manipur, Nagaland
National People’s Party
NPP
2013
P.A. Sangma
Meghalaya
Pattali Makkal Katchi
PMK
1989
G. K. Mani
Puducherry
People’s Party of Arunachal
PPA
1987
Tomo Riba
Arunachal Pradesh
Rashtriya Janata Dal
RJD
1997
Lalu Prasad Yadav
Bihar, Jharkhand
Rashtriya Lok Dal
RLD
1996
Ajit Singh
Uttar Pradesh
Rashtriya Lok Samta Party
RLSP
2013
Upendra Kushwaha
Bihar
Revolutionary Socialist Party
RSP
1940
T. J. Chandrachoodan
Kerala, West Bengal
Samajwadi Party
SP
1992
Mulayam Singh Yadav
Uttar Pradesh
Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)
SJP
1990
Chandra Shekhar
Uttar Pradesh
Shiromani Akali Dal
SAD
1920
Parkash Singh Badal
Punjab
Shiv Sena
SS
1966
Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra
Sikkim Democratic Front
SDF
1993
Pawan Kumar Chamling
Sikkim
Sikkim Krantikari Morcha
SKM
2013
Prem Singh Tamang
Sikkim
Telangana Rashtra Samithi 
TRS
2001
Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao
Telangana
Telugu Desam Party 
TDP
1982
N. Chandra Babu Naidu
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
United Democratic Party
UDP
1972
Donkupar Roy
Meghalaya
YSR Congress Party
YSRCP
2009
Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Zoram Nationalist Party
ZNP
1997
Lalduhawma
Mizoram

 

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