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Seven Political Parties Seek Election Commission's Registration

The Commission had last registered 22 political parties in November, 2018. At present, there are over 1,900 registered parties.


Updated:January 9, 2019, 5:53 PM IST

New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, at least seven political parties have recently sought registration from the Election Commission (EC).

The organisations are - Bhartiya Vikash Dal United, Loktantrik Jan Swaraj Party, National Awami United Party, Purvanchal Navnirman Party, Rashtriya Janshakti Samaj Party, Sakala Janula Party and Swatantra Party (Jan).

The Commission had last registered 22 political parties in November, 2018.

At present, there are over 1,900 registered parties in the country, out of which only a few are recognised by the EC, the polls' watchdog.

Out of the recognised parties, seven are national parties, while 59 are state parties. The Lok Sabha polls are expected to be held in the middle of this year.

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