Who are India's powerful political leaders?
Indians have witnessed the rise and fall of several politicians over the decade. In this democratic setup of the country's, different parties have governed our nation over the years. Many global leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Atal Bihar Vajpayee, Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal and Sashi Tharoor, have reinvented India's democratic process. Apart from governing the people, these Indian politicians are also working towards ensure GDP growth rate, Foreign direct investment (FDI) and country's core sustainable development.
How many political parties are there in India?
India has a multi-party system. There are several political parties - regional and national - recognised by the Election Commission of India (ECI). As per latest publication dated 23 September 2021 from Election Commission of India, the total number of parties registered was 2858, with 8 national parties, 54 state parties and 2797 unrecognised parties.
Which is the largest political party in India?
In just over four decades of its existence, Bharatiya Janata Party has witnessed a remarkable rise in politics. Armed with several famous Indian politicians, such as Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani, current Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP has now become the world's largest political party that rules a country of over 1.4 billion people and has governments in as many as 18 states of India.
Who are the main leaders of BJP?
Many esteemed Indian politicians are a part of BJP. The list includes names such as Yogi Adityanath, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Subramanian Swamy, Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman.
What is the oldest party in India?
The Communist Party of India (CPI) is the oldest communist party in India and one of the eight national parties in the country. Formed on December 26, 1925, the CPI is currently a part of ruling alliances in one state — the Left Democratic Front in Kerala.