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General Elections INDIA Lok Shabha BHARAT

Updated on July 31, 2013

General Elections India

General Elections, Lok Shabha, BHARAT

1st Lok Shabha 1951 to 15th Lok Shabha 2009

  • 12 out of 15 Lok Shabha, Government of Congress (Once – 1996, JD Government with support of INC)
  • Only once non Congress government completed a Term , 13th Lok Shabha – 1999, (BJP government with NDA alliance)
  • Congress ruled more than 80% in independent BHARAT
  • Till 1984, First 8 Lok Shabha Congress ruled with full majority in 7 Lok Shabha constant in first 6 Lok Shabha
  • In this 7 Lok Shabha, Congress hold average 69% seats in Parliament with average 46.7% Popular Votes
  • In this 7 Lok Shabha, Congress’ best performance in 1984 got 77.7% seats in Parliament with highest 62% Popular Votes
  • In this 7 Lok Shabha, Congress’ worst performance in 1967 got 54.4% seats in Parliament with lowest 40.8% Popular Votes
  • Till 1984 every government came with full majority and only non Congress Government in 1977 (After immediate of Emergency) with full majority can not sustain for its full term, collapse in just 3 years
  • From 9th Lok Shabha (1989) to 15th Lok Shabh (2009) No Single Party got Full Majority in General Elections.
  • From 1989 BJP came with other leading political party apart from Congress on national level
  • From 1989 only Janta Dal came with more than 10% seats in Parliament besides Congress and BJP, but only in initial two general elections
  • BJP is only political party next to Congress in history of BHARAT that sustain government for full term obviously with alliance called NDA
  • From 1989, 9th Lok Shabha till 15th Lok Shabha around 90% seats in Parliament hold by 16 Political Parties, and more than 50% seats by BJP & Congress
  • None Political Party got atleast 10% seats of Parliaments excepting BJP & Congress
  • This shows 50% seats for only 2 Political Parties and 40% seats for 14 Political Parties rest 10% seats claim by so many other political parties

Seats in Parliament by major Political Parties in last 7 General Elections Total Seats 545

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parties
1989
1991
1996
1998
1999
2004
2009
INC
197
244
140
141
114
145
206
BJP
85
120
161
182
182
138
116
CPI(M)
33
35
32
32
33
43
16
SP
NE
NE
17
20
26
36
23
JD
143
59
46
6
21
NE
NE
BSP
3
3
11
5
14
19
21
JD (U)
Samata Party
 
8
12
21
8
20
DMK
0
0
17
6
12
16
18
TDP
2
13
16
12
29
5
6
RJD
NE
NE
NE
17
7
24
4
SS
1
4
15
6
15
12
11
BJD
NE
NE
NE
9
10
11
14
WBTMC
NE
NE
NE
7
8
2
19
AIADMK
11
11
NE
18
10
0
9
CPI
12
14
12
9
4
10
4
SAD
0
NE
8
8
2
8
4

16th Lok Shabha

Which will be the Largest Party in 16th Lok Shabha

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Major Political Parties India

Indian National Congress

INC

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

Communist Party of India (Marxist)

CPI(M)

Samajwadi Party

SP

Janata Dal

JD

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

Janata Dal (U)

JD (U)

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

DMK

Telugu Desam Party

TDP

Rashtriya Janata Dal

RJD

Shiv Sena

SS

Biju Janata Dal

BJD

All India Trinamool Congress

WBTMC

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

AIADMK

Communist Party of India

CPI

Shiromani Akali Dal

SAD

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