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List of Eligible Political Parties in India
(Information updated as of May 12, 2014)

Official Name: Republic of India
Parliament: House of the People, Council of States
Parliamentary Leadership: Meira Kumar, Mohammad Hamid Ansari
Website: http://parliamentofindia.nic.in
Last Election: May 12, 2014 (HOP), June 25, 2012 (COS)
Next Election: May 2019 (HOP), June 2018 (COS)
No. of Seats in the parliament: 543
Eligible by number of seats won
- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
- Indian National Congress (INC)
- All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)
- All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
- Biju Janata Dal (BJD)
- Shiv Sena (SS)
- Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
- Telangana Rashtra Samithi
- Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party
- Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M)
- Lok Janshakti Party
- Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
Eligible by popular votes won
- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
- Samajwadi Party (SP)
- Aam Aadmi Party
- Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
- Janata Dal (United) (JD-U)