- Title: Status of Political Parties In Election To The Lok Sabha - House of People
- Description: The data refers to all India (1999, 2004 and 2009) and state-wise (2009) details on status of political parties in election to the Lok Sabha (House of People).
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- Published on Data Portal: 10/03/2016
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Status Of Political Parties In Election To The Lok Sabha (House of people) upto 2014 - India
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In 1951 elections, 401 constituencies. Upto 1957 election, certain constituencies were represented by 2 or 3 seats (abolished vide Two-member Constituencies Abolition Act, January 1961). In 1957 elections, 403 Constituencies. In 1980 elections, election was not held in 12 Seats of Assam, 1 Seat of Meghalaya. In 1991 elections, election was countermanded in 2 seats of Bihar, 1 seat of UP and could not be held due to court cases. Colum No. 9 represents total seats won by all National Parties including those which have not been indicated in the table. In 1999 election JD(S) had 1 seat and JD(U) had 21 seats. In 1977 election Bhartiya Lok Dal won 295 seats. In 1980 election split in INC, INC(I) won 353 seats and INC(U) won 13 seats, JNP won 31seats and JNP(S) won 41 seats. In 1989 election Janta Dal won 143 seats, in 1991 won 59 seats and in 1996 won 46 seats. Original Data Source: Election Commission of India and also published in Statistical Year Book-2016 by MoSPI.