Major National Parties in India for Competitive Exams

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Table of National Party
Table of National Party

S.N.

Symbol

Flag

Name

Acronym

Year

Party Leader

1.

Image of BSP Symbol

Image of BSP Symbol

Image of BSP Symbol

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Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

1984

Mayawati

2.

Image of bjp Symbol

Image of Bjp Symbol

Image of bjp Symbol

Image for flag of bjp

Image for Flag of Bjp

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Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

1980

Rajnath Singh

3.

Image of cpi Symbol

Image of Cpi Symbol

Image of cpi Symbol

Image for flag of cpi

Image for Flag of Cpi

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Communist Party of India

CPI

1925

Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy

4.

Image of cpi(m) Symbol

Image of Cpi(m) Symbol

Image of cpi(m) Symbol

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Communist Party of India

(Marxist)

CPI(M)

1964

Prakash Karat

5.

Image of inc Symbol

Image of Inc Symbol

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Indian National Congress

INC

1885

Sonia Gandhi

State Parties in India

If a party is recognized as a state party by the Election Commission, it can reserve a symbol for its exclusive use in the state. The following are a list of recognized state parties as of September 2009.

Table of List of Recognized State Parties as of September 2009
Table of list of recognized state parties as of September 2009

Symbol

Name

Acronym

Year

Party leader

States

Image of AIADMK Symbol

Image of AIADMK Symbol

Image of AIADMK Symbol

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

AIADMK

October 1972

J. Jayalalita

Tamilnadu, Puducherry

Image of AIFB Symbol

Image of AIFB Symbol

Image of AIFB Symbol

All India Forward Bloc

AIFB

1939

Debabrata Biswas

West Bengal

Image of AITC Symbol

Image of AITC Symbol

Image of AITC Symbol

All India Trinamool Congress

AITC

1998

Mamata Banerjee

Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Manipur

Image of AUDF Symbol

Image of AUDF Symbol

Image of AUDF Symbol

All India United Democratic Front

AUDF

2004

Badruddin Ajmal

Assam

Image of AJSU Symbol

Image of AJSU Symbol

Image of AJSU Symbol

All Jharkhand Students Union(AJSU party)

AJSU

1986

Sudesh Mahto

Jharkhand

Image of AGP Symbol

Image of AGP Symbol

Image of AGP Symbol

Asom Gana Parishad

AGP

1985

Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

Assam

Image of BJD Symbol

Image of BJD Symbol

Image of BJD Symbol

Biju Janata Dal

BJD

1997

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha

Image of BPF symbol

Image of BPF Symbol

Image of BPF symbol

Bodoland People’s Front

BPF

May 2008

Biswajit Daimary

Assam

Image of DMDK Symbol

Image of DMDK Symbol

Image of DMDK Symbol

Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam

DMDK

September 14, 2005

Vijaya Kanth

Tamil Nadu

Image of DMK Symbol

Image of DMK Symbol

Image of DMK Symbol

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

DMK

1949

M Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Image of HJC(BL) Symbol

Image of HJC(BL) Symbol

Image of HJC(BL) Symbol

Haryana Janhit Congress(BL)

HJC(BL)

December 2007

Bhajan Lal

Haryana

Image of Hill State People's Democratic Party symbol

Image of Hill State People's Democratic Party Symbol

Image of Hill State People's Democratic Party symbol

Hill State People’s Democratic Party

HSPDP

H.S. Lyngdon

Meghalaya

Image of INLD symbol

Image of INLD Symbol

Image of INLD symbol

Indian National Lok Dal

INLD

1999

Om Prakash Chautala

Haryana

Image of IUML symbol

Image of IUML Symbol

Image of IUML symbol

Indian Union Muslim League

IUML

1948

G.M. Banatwalla

Kerala

Image of JKNC symbol

Image of JKNC Symbol

Image of JKNC symbol

Jammu & Kashmir National Conference

JKNC

1932

Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir

Image of JKNPP symbol

Image of JKNPP Symbol

Image of JKNPP symbol

Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party

JKNPP

NA[D]

Bhim Singh

Jammu and Kashmir

Image of PDP symbol

Image of PDP Symbol

Image of PDP symbol

Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party

PDP

1998

Mufti Mohammed Seyeed

Jammu and Kashmir

Image of JD(U) symbol

Image of JD(U) Symbol

Image of JD(U) symbol

Janata Dal(United)

JD(U)

1999

Sharad Yadav

Bihar

Image of JMM symbol

Image of JMM Symbol

Image of JMM symbol

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha

JMM

1972

Shibu Soren

Jharkhand

Image of JVM(P) symbol

Image of JVM(P) Symbol

Image of JVM(P) symbol

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik)

JVM(P)

2006

Babulal Marandi

Jharkhand

Image of JD(S) symbol

Image of JD(S) Symbol

Image of JD(S) symbol

Janata Dal

(Secular)

JD(S)

1999

H.D. Deve Gowda

Karnataka, Kerala

Image of KEC(M) symbol

Image of KEC(M) Symbol

Image of KEC(M) symbol

Kerala Congress(M)

KEC(M)

1979

C.F. Thomas

Kerala

Image of LISP symbol

Image of LISP Symbol

Image of LISP symbol

Lok Jan Shakti Party

LJSP

2000

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Bihar

Image of MNS symbol

Image of MNS Symbol

Image of MNS symbol

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena

MNS

2006

Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra

Image of MAG symbol

Image of MAG Symbol

Image of MAG symbol

Maharashtrawadi Gomati Party

MAG

1963

Shashikala Kakodkar

Goa

Image of MPP symbol

Image of MPP Symbol

Image of MPP symbol

Manipur People’s Party

MPP

1968

O. Joy Singh

Manipur

Image of Manipur State Congress Party symbol

Image of Manipur State Congress Party Symbol

Image of Manipur State Congress Party symbol

Manipur State Congress Party

MSCP

1997

Wahengbam Nipamacha Singh

Manipur

Image of MNF symbol

Image of MNF Symbol

Image of MNF symbol

Mizoram National Front

MNF

1959

Pu Zoramthanga

Mizoram

Image of MPC symbol

Image of MPC Symbol

Image of MPC symbol

Mizoram People’s Conference

MPC

1972

Pu Lalhmingthanga

Mizoram

Image of NPF symbol

Image of NPF Symbol

Image of NPF symbol

Naga People’s Front

NPF

2002

Neiphiu Rio

Manipur, Nagaland

Image of NPP symbol

Image of NPP Symbol

Image of NPP symbol

National People’s Party

NPP

January 2013

Conrad Sangma

Manipur

Image of PMK symbol

Image of PMK Symbol

Image of PMK symbol

Pattali Makkal Katchi

PMK

1989

G. K. Mani

Puducherry

Crown

People’s Democratic Alliance

PDA

Manipur

Image of PPA symbol

Image of PPA Symbol

Image of PPA symbol

People’s Party of Arunachal

PPA

1987

Kamen Ringu

Arunachal Pradesh

Image of All India N.R. symbol

Image of All India N.R. Symbol

Image of All India N.R. symbol

All India N.R.

AINRC

2011

N. Rangaswamy

Puducherry

Image of RJD symbol

Image of RJD Symbol

Image of RJD symbol

Rashtriya Janata Dal

RJD

July 1997

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur

Image of RLD symbol

Image of RLD Symbol

Image of RLD symbol

Rashtriya Lok Dal

RLD

1996

Ajit Singh

Uttar Pradesh

Image of RSP symbol

Image of RSP Symbol

Image of RSP symbol

Revolutionary Socialist Party

RSP

1940

T.J. Chandrachoodan

West Bengal

Image of SP symbol

Image of SP Symbol

Image of SP symbol

Samajwadi Party

SP

1992

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh

Image of SAD symbol

Image of SAD Symbol

Image of SAD symbol

Shiromani Akali Dal

SAD

1920

Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab

Image of SHS symbol

Image of SHS Symbol

Image of SHS symbol

Shiv Sena

SHS

1966

Bal Thackeray[C]

Maharashtra

Image of SDF symbol

Image of SDF Symbol

Image of SDF symbol

Sikkim Democratic Front

SDF

1993

Pawan Kumar Chamling

Sikkim

Image of TRS symbol

Image of TRS Symbol

Image of TRS symbol

Telangana Rashtra Samithi

TRS

2001

K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Andhra Pradesh

Image of TDP symbol

Image of TDP Symbol

Image of TDP symbol

Telugu Desam Party

TDP

1982

N. Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh

Image of UDP symbol

Image of UDP Symbol

Image of UDP symbol

United Democratic Party

UDP

NA

Donkupar Roy

Meghalaya

Zoram Nationalist Party

ZNP

1997

Lalduhoma

Mizoram