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List of National Political Parties in India

Political Parties in India Recognized Political Parties and their symbols

List of different registered national regional political parties of India

Indian National Congress (INC)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Communist Party of India (Marxist – CPI – M)

Communist Party of India (CPI)

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kahzagam (AIADMK)

All India Majlis-e-IttehadulMuslimeen (AIMIM)

Biju Janata Dal (BJD)

Bodoland People’s Front (BPF)

Dravida Munnetra Kahzgam (DMK)

Janata Dal (Secular-JD(S))

Janata Dal (United-JD(U))

Jharkhand MuktiMorcha (JMM)

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD)

Samajwadi Party (SP)

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)

Shiv Sena (SS)

Telangana Rastra Samiti (TRS)

Telugu Desam Party (TDP)

YSR Congress Party (YSRCP)

Indian National Congress (INC)

Established: 28 December 1885

Founder: Allan Octavian Hume, Dadabhai Naoroji and  Dinshaw Wacha

Headquarters: 24, Akbar Road, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Hand

State: National 

Head: Sonia Gandhi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Established: 6 April 1980

Founder: Syam Prasad Mookerjee

Headquarters: 11 Ashoka Road, New Delhi Party

Symbol: Lotus

State: National

Head: Amit Shah

Communist Party of India (Marxist CPI -M)

Established: 7 December 1964

Founder: M N Roy

Headquarters: Bhai Vir Singh Marg, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Hammer, Sickle & Star

State: National

Sec. General: Sitaram Yechuri

Communist Party of India (CPI)

Established: 26 December 1925

Headquarters: Indrajit Gupta Marg, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Ears of Corn & Sickle

State: National

Sec. General: S Sudhakar Reddy

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)

Established: 1984

Founder: Kanshi Ram

Headquarters: 12, Gurudwara, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Elephant

State: Madhya Pradesh &(National Party)

Present Head: Mayavathi

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

Established: 25 May 1999

Founder: Sharad Pawar, P A Sangma, Tariq Anwar

Headquarters: 10, Bishmabhar Marg, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Clock

State: National

Present Head: Sharad Pawar

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Established: 26 November 2012

Founder: Arvind Kejriwal

Headquarters: 226, Rouse Avenue, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Broom

State: Delhi

Present Head: Arvind Kejriwal

All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)

Established: 1 January 1998

Founder: Mamata Banerjee

Headquarters: 36G Tapsia Road, Kolkata

Party Symbol: Flowers & Grass

State: West Bengal & (National Party)

Present Head: Mamata Banerjee

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kahzagam (AIADMK)

Established: 1972

Founder: M G Ramachandran

Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Party Symbol: Two Leaves

State: Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Present Head: –

All India Majlis-e-IttehadulMuslimeen (AIMIM)

Established: 12 November 1927

Founder: Nawab Mahmood Nawaz Khan

Headquarters: Hyderabad, Telangana

Party Symbol: Kite

State: Telangana

Present Head: Asadudin Owaisi

Biju Janata Dal (BJD)

Established: 26 December 1997

Founder: Naveen Patnaik

Headquarters: Forest Park, Bhubaneswar

Party Symbol: Conch

State: Odisha

Present Head: Naveen Patnaik

Bodoland People’s Front (BPF)

Established: 1985

Founder : Headquarters: Kokrajhar, Assam

Party Symbol: Nangol

State: Assam

Present Head: Hagram Mohilary

Dravida Munnetra Kahzgam (DMK)

Established: 1949

Founder: C N Annadurai

Headquarters: Chennai

Party Symbol: Raising Sun

State: Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Present Head: M Karuna Nidhi

Janata Dal (Secular-JD(S))

Established: July 1999

Founder: H D Deve Gowda

Headquarters: 5, Safdarjung Lane, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Lady Farmer

State: Karnataka

Present Head: H D Deve Gowda

Janata Dal (United-JD(U))

Established: 30 October 2003

Headquarters: 7, Jantar Mantar Road, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Arrow

State: Bihar

Present Head: Nitish Kumar

Jharkhand MuktiMorcha (JMM)

Established: 1972

Founder: Shibu Soren

Headquarters: Bariatu Road, Ranchi

Party Symbol: Bow & Arrow

State: Jharkhand

Present Head: Shibu Soren

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

Established: 5 July 1997

Founder: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Headquarters: 13, Rafi Marg, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Hurricane Lamp

State: Bihar

Present Head: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD)

Established: 1996

Founder: Ajit Singh

Headquarters: Baghpat

Party Symbol: Hand Pump

State: Uttar Pradesh

Present Head: Ajith Singh

Samajwadi Party (SP)

Established: 10 April 1992

Founder: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Headquarters: 18 Copernicus Lane, New Delhi

Party Symbol: Bicycle

State: Uttar Pradesh

Present Head: Akhilesh Yadav

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)

Established: 1920

Headquarters: Chandigarh

Party Symbol: Scales

State: Punjab

Present Head: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Shiv Sena (SS)

Established: 19 June 1966

Founder: Bal Thackeray

Headquarters: Mumbai

Party Symbol: Bow & Arrow

State: Maharashtra

Present Head: Uddav Thackrey

Telangana Rastra Samiti (TRS)

Established: 27 April 2001

Founder: K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)

Headquarters: Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Party Symbol: Car

State: Telangana

Present Head: K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR)

Telugu Desam Party (TDP)

Established: 29 March 1982

Founder: N T Ramarao (NTR)

Headquarters: NTR Bhavan, Hyderabad

Party Symbol: Bicycle

State: Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Present Head: Nara Chandrababu Naidu

YSR Congress Party (YSRCP)

YSR Congress Party or Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party

Established: 12 March 2011

Founder: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Headquarters: Hyderabad

Party Symbol: Ceiling Fan

State: Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Present Head: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

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