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How many political parties were there during our FIRST
Election. Can you name them?

Tags: political parties, first election
Asked by gem mina, 18 Dec '07 09:02 am
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There were 55 political parties registered for the first elections held in 1951. The list is out here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election%2C_1951# 1951
Answered by Saj Sierra, 19 Dec '07 06:57 am

 
  
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Only one, National congress
Answered by Akshya Kumar, 18 Dec '07 09:08 am

 
  
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it is history, never going 2 repeat
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 18 Dec '07 09:04 am

 
  
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Answered by Gaurav Gurnani, 18 Dec '07 09:03 am

 
  
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I think there were more than 35 parties .
Indian National Congress
Bhartiya Jan Sangh
Communist Party Of India
Shiromani Akali Dal
Socialist Party were among the major ones .
Answered by minticool, 18 Dec '07 09:08 am

 
  
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2
natiional congress & Muslim League
Answered by ankit shivam, 18 Dec '07 09:05 am

 
  
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must be Congress and communist, later Janata Party
Answered by puranam mahalaxmi, 18 Dec '07 09:04 am

 
  
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53 were there, they are as under:
Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha
Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad
Bharatiya Jana Sangh
Bolshevik Party of India
Communist Party of India
Forward Bloc (Marxist)
Forward Bloc (Ruiker)
Indian National Congress
Krishikar Lok Party
Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party
Revolutionary Communist Party of India
Revolutionary Socialist Party
Scheduled Caste Federation
Socialist Party
All India Republican Party
All India Republican Party
All India United Kisan Sabha
All Manipur National Union
All Peoples Party
Chota Nagpur Santhal Parganas Janata Party
Cochin Party
Common Weal Party
Ganatantra Parishad
Gandhi Sebak Seva
Hill Peoples Party
Historical Research
Hyderabad State Praja Party
Jharkhand Party
Justice Party
Kamgar Kisan Paksha
Kerala Socialist Party
Khasi-Jaintia Durbar
Kisan Janata Sumyukta Party
Kisan Mazdoor Mandal
Kuki National Association
Lok Sevak Sangh
Madras State Muslim League Party
National Party of India
Peasants and ...more
Answered by L KINI, 19 Dec '07 07:23 am

 
  
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I would just like to add the names of following parties to Minitcool's answer
1. Muslim League
2. Jamayat-ul-islami
3. Hindu Mahasabha
Answered by manish varma, 18 Dec '07 08:19 pm

 
  
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