A wide range of parties contest these polls including national parties such as the Indian National Congress (INC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that have a country-wide reach and participate in both Parliamentary and state legislative assembly elections, and regional and state-based parties that may contest only legislative assembly elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party, founded in 1980, is World's largest political party. It currently leads the National Democratic Alliance, which is governing India.
Hardly two years has passed since the Eleventh General Elections when the announcement for the Twelfth General Elections was made. The contest was largely among three groups: the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies, the Congress and its allies and the United Front consisting of the left parties, the Janata Dal and a number of small regional parties.
Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won a whopping majority—303 seats, out of 543. This ensured its return to power; in 2014, it won only 282 seats.
Election Expenditure Statement for General Election to Legislative Assembly of Karnatana, 2018 Name of the Party: Bharatiya Janata Party Date of filing: Saturday 22 December 2018 Total expenditure shown (in Rs.): 1226897742.
Regional political parties. Thus the Congress (I) or the Jananta Dal or the Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P) are truly All India parties having some sort of influence throughout India and having All India aspirations. There are some other political parties which are professedly All India parties but their influence is limited to particular regions.
Essay on Indian General Election — Essay 2 Words At the time when India became independent it was a challenge for the leaders to bring all the states and territories under one roof. This challenge was mightily faced and aced by the Democratic form of government in India.
Alwar (Lok Sabha constituency): Elections were held on 29 January to elect a new member of parliament after the death of the incumbent Mahant Chandnath of the Bharatiya Janata Party.Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Congress fielded candidates from the yadav community. 61.77% of the total 18,27,936 voters participated in the election.