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Which of the Following Parties Has Been Replaced with (1) in the Passage Above? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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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.

Which of the following parties has been replaced with '[1]' in the passage above?

Options

  • North-East Democratic Alliance

  • National People's Party

  • North-East People's Front

  • People's Democratic Alliance

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Solution

National People's Party

Explanation:

The Election Commission of India declared the National People's Party led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma as a national party. This made the NPP, 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.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
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