At Present, How Many National Parties Are There in India? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

Advertisements
Advertisements
MCQ

The Election Commission of India declared the [1] led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma as a national party. This made the [1], formed by his father and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A. Sangma in 2013, the first from the north-eastern region to earn the tag. The party has been granted recognition under the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, [2]. Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. An association seeking registration under the said Section has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation, as per the guidelines prescribed by the Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by [4] of the Constitution of India and [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. In its order, the ECI said that the [1] was given the national party status for fulfilling conditions such as polling more than 6% of the total votes in the last general election and being recognised as a State party in at least four States.

At present, how many National Parties are there in India?

Options

  • 5

  • 6

  • 7

  • 8

Advertisements

Solution

8

Explanation:

The Election Commission of India declared the National People's Party led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma as a national party. Before NPP's elevation, India had seven national parties. Trinamool Congress, led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, became the seventh in September 2016.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Share
Notifications



      Forgot password?
Use app×