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7 Top Political Parties Leading the Race

7 Top Political Parties Leading the Race

The Bharatiya Janata Party

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the ruling political party in India led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The party was formed in 1980 and is currently the largest political party in the Lok Sabha with over 300 seats. The BJP has support from Hindu nationalists and the business community, and is currently leading the race in the upcoming Indian elections with a majority of the seats projected in various poll surveys.

The Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC), the grand old party, is the second-largest political party in India. It was formed in 1885 under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and was responsible for India’s independence from British colonialism in 1947. Rahul Gandhi currently leads the Congress. The INC has won several state elections this year but is facing a tough heat competing with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) along with regional parties like AAP, DMK or SP in various key states.

Aam Aadmi Party

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal leads the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which was founded in 2012 for people’s welfare. Led by anti-corruption and good governance principle, AAP had won 4 Lok Sabha seats in General Elections during 2014 but were unable to repeat their massive success so far. However, the party is confident of their strategies and can be an influencial party mainly in Delhi and a few of the states which goes for casting their vote.

Communist Party of India

The Communist Party of India (CPI) was established in 1925 and is a political party of the people with masses supporting the party. The party works for farmers, workers, and the marginalized sections of India. Its popularity has substantially waned since India’s economic liberalisation but still known for its stronghold in a few states, West Bengal being the recognisable one where CPI(M) has been often viewed as the promising and influencing force.

Nationalist Congress Party

The Nationalist Congress party (NCP), a centrist party, was established by Sharad Pawar in 1999 will count as the party of vocal opposition in the race, NCP contested the 2019 General Electio once again become an alliance partner with the Congress Party with merely 5. – 10℅ vote share, winning 5 of them all.

Democratic Socialist Party

The socialist party, Revolutionary Socialist Party or Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) is left-leaning and upholds the cause of socialistic policies or issues. DSP is a vocal enough contributor and influencer in three eastern states-Delhi or UP, Illiterate migrant workers, unsatisfied slum dwellers or suppressed farmers having a common voting psotive percpetion for them.

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is an Indian regional political party based in Tamil Nadu and is founded by C.N Annadurai. DMK appeals to Tamilians, Dravidians incorporating multi-faceted planks advocating to conservative Hindus to high sounding liberal ideals, dedicated and recognised their goal towards the amendment of farming community, language promotion or basically upliftment of social-justice system with spreading their authority. DMK has been often successful and followed among young masses having TJ legacy followed in particular communities as a cult in religious line breaking the traditional hindutva beliefs.


Despite the party allegiance or favoritism, these 7 listed Political Parties are seen to be having considerable influence within the Democracy. With their current achievements, future to come diplomatic policies, and grass rooted initiatives towards welfare measures benefiting specific target groups, they can surely dictate the happenings in a few states/constituencies when it comes to final voting pattern decides.

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