India is one of the largest countries of the world and with numerous communities and political parties in the reason of being several languages and types of the people they want to origin their cast. India has a very diverse political view and parties all over and is very much involved in this.
Top 10 Political Parties in India 2018
So, some of the best political parties are as mentioned below; do check out facts and figures about top political parties in India.
#1 Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (world’s largest political party) basically has 282 Members in the Parliament in the current 16th Lok-Sabha and is the single largest party in whole India. BJP basically is in the ruling as the powering party; Narendra Modi is the Centre as the Prime Minister. It includes its name in one of the oldest political party standing still in India and has its influence and power in most of the states.
BJP came into existence in 1980 when the Janta Dal broke up with the party it was. BJP is having their most followers in Hindu Upper Castes that are having alliances of various political parties which are known as National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Having Lotus as its Symbol, It is the first top party in India.
#2 Indian National Congress (INC)
The Indian National Congress basically has 44 Members in the Parliament in the current ongoing 16th Lok Sabha and being the best and second largest political party rules well. Congress was basically formed in the year 1855 during the British Rule in India and it was in power for the most of the time period in Independent time recorded till date. This party is very much dominated by Nehru-Gandhi dynasty with Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and so long reigning player named Rajeev Gandhi which is the key figure to all this.
And presently now Sonia Gandhi is the party President and her son Rahul Gandhi is also the key figure to everything. The party has majorly following in poor and scheduled castes and other backward class even muslims too. This party has formed alliance called United Progressive Alliance with so many different parties and the symbol of the party is Hand.
#3 All India Anna Dramuka Kazhagam, AIADMK
This party has almost 37 Members in the Parliament in the current ongoing 16th Lok Sabha and the third largest party to be known. This party was formed in 1972 having the its base in Tamil Nadu state and the party was led and had some amazing success in Lok Sabha elections in 2014 and having the symbol or Two Leaves it rules.
#4 All India Trinamool Congress (TMC)
This party basically has 34 Members in the whole Parliament in the current ongoing Lok Sabha and is the fourth largest party amongst all. It was basically formed in 1998 and head quartered West Bengal State. And for now presently Mamta Banerjee is leading the party well is the chief Minister of West Bengal and Due to Banerjee the party led to a tremendous success and this party flaunts its symbol of Jora Ghas Phul.
#5 Biju Janta Dal (BJD)
This party gradually has 20 full Members in the Parliament in the current ongoing Lok Sabha bringing the party to be the fifth largest party of all time. This party was basically formed in 1997 and is having its base in Odhisa state and in the present Navin Patnik is running the party and even is the Chief Minister of the respective concerned state. People have the mass appeal of him in the whole state and the symbol of the party is Conch.
#6 Shiv Sena (SS)
The party has its own 18 Members in the Parliament on the current ongoing Lok Sabha and is the sixth largest party in India. This party was basically formed in 1966 and headquartered in Maharashtra State. This party has its mass-based support in the whole state and is very well-known for their dedicated volunteers who are frequently called Shiv Sainiks and shares a power at the state and even center level at presently. Symbol of the party is Bow and Arrow.
#7 Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
This party has about 15 Members in the Parliament in the ongoing current Lok Sanha and is amongst the largest party in India. It was formed in 1982 and is based in Andhra Pradesh. Symbol that it carries is of Bicycle.
#8 Telangana Rastra Samiti (TRS)
This party has basically 13 Members in the Parliament in the current Lok Sabha and is one of the largest party in India. This party was basically formed in 2001 and is newly formed in Telengana state and at present the head is the Chief Minister of the state and having its symbol as Car.
#9 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
This party is basically having 9 Members in the whole Parliament in the current ongoing Lok Sabha and is one of the largest party in India. It was formed in 1964 and party has support of labour and present class especially in states of West Bengal, Tripura and Kerala. The symbol of the party of India is Hammer and Sickle.
#10 Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
Commonly this party has 6 Members in the Parliament in the current ongoing Lok Sabha and is one of the largest party in India. The party was basically formed in 1999 and is owing to ideological differences with the concern party and it has mass support of the whole state and has symbol of the Clock.
So, basically these are some of the best parties in India and are ruling well in different parts and states in India.