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Political Parties in Punjab

Punjab Politics is dominated by mainly two parties.
One is Shiromni Akali Dal (Badal) and second is Indian National COngress Party.Other prominent party is Bahujan Samaj Party especially in Doaba region. In 1992 BSP won 9 seats Vidhan Sabha elections.Also BSP won 3 lok sabha seats from Punjab in 1996 general elections and only Garhshanker seat in 1997 Vidhan Sabha elections.
 Communist parties also has some influence in malwa area.

But in 2014 general elections, Aam Aadmi Party got 4 out of 13 seats in Punjab by winning 35 coming second on 25 out of 117 assembly segments.Support Base of Aam Aadmi Party is increasing in Punjab.

Politics in Punjab is dominated by mainly two parties. One is Shiromani Akali Dal(Badal) and the other is Indian National Congress. Other prominent party is Bahujan Samaj Party especially in Doaba region. In 1992 BSP won 9 seats Vidhan Sabha elections.[1] Also BSP won 3 lok sabha seats from Punjab in 1996 general elections and only Garhshanker seat in 1997 Vidhan Sabha elections.Communist parties also has some influence in malwa area.

But in 2014 general elections, Aam Aadmi Party got 4 out of 13 seats in Punjab by winning 35 coming second on 25 out of 117 assembly segments.Support Base of Aam Aadmi Party is increasing in Punjab.

 

National Parties

S.No ABBREVIATION PARTY
1 AAP Aam Aadmi Party
2 BJP Bharatiya Janata Party(PunjabHead -Kamal Sharma)
3 BSP Bahujan Samaj Party
4 CPI Communist Party of India
5 CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist)
6 INC Indian National Congress
7 NCP Nationalist Congress Party

 

STATE PARTIES

S.No ABBREVIATION PARTY
1 SAD Shiromini Akali Dal

 

STATE PARTIES-OTHER STATES

S.No ABBREVIATION PARTY`
1 LJP Lok Jan Shakti Party
2 RJD Rashtriya Janta Dal
3 SHS ShivSena 
4 ABSR Akhil Bharatiya Shivsena Rashtrawadi
5 ADJSP Adarsh Jan Shakti Party
6 AIKMM All India Kisan Mazdoor Morcha
7 AISBJSMD All India Shiromani Baba Jiwan Singh Mazhabi Dal
8 RWP Akhil Rashtrawadi Party
9 BCP Bhartiya Chaitanya Party
10 BGTD Bharatiya Gaon
11 Taj Dal Taj Dal
12 BhJaSP Bharti Jan Suraksha Party
13 BHSVP Bahujan Samaj
14 Vikas Party Vikas Party
15 BRSP Bharatiya Rashtravadi Samanta Party
16 BSA Bahujan Shakti
17 BSP(A) Bahujan Samaj Party (Ambedkar)
18 BSP(K) Bahujan Sangharsh Party (Kanshiram)
19 CPI(ML)(L) Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (Liberation)
20 DBSP Democratic Bharatiya Samaj Party
21 DCP Democratic Congress Party
22 JanSP Janral Samaj Party
23 MB(S)P Mool Bharati (S) Party
24 PLP Punjab Labour Party
25 PnPP Punjab People's Party
26 PPOP People's Party Of Punjab
27 RASAP Rashtriya Sahara Party
28 RBCP Rashtriya Bahujan Congress Party
29 RVLP RASHTRIYA VIKLANG PARTY
30 SAD(M) Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar)(Simranjit Singh Mann)
31 SP(I) Socialist Party (India)
32 SSPD SARVAJAN SAMAJ PARTY (D)
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