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Samajwadi Party (SP)

Samajwadi Party (SP) is one of the recognized state political party. SP has a strong electoral base in the Uttar Pradesh. The SP was founded in 1992, subsequent to the split of Janata Dal in to small fragment of several regional parties. The SP’s ideology is based on the democratic socialism. In the recent state elections, the SP has broadened its base to other states of the country and have shown a growth in its electoral base. In the 14th Lok Sabha, it contested in 23 states of India and has 36 members, making SP the fourth largest party.  Besides winning 35 seats from UP,  SP also won a seat from the Uttranchal. In the assembly elections of the UP in 2007, SP won only 96 seats as compared to 146 in the previous assembly election.  Mr. Mulayam Singh Yadav, president of the SP has been the chief minister of the UP state for the three terms. 

A month before the 15th Lok Sabha Elections, SP joined hands with RJD and LJNSP to fight the elections together.

In 2009 General Elections, SP's perfromance was not as good as in 2004 and it won only 23 seats.

President: Mr. Mulayam Sing Yadav

Symbol: Bicycle

Alliance : None

 

 

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SP Performance in General Elections 2009
State
Contested
Won
Uttar Pradesh 75 23
Other states 30 0
Total INDIA 193 23

 

SP Performance in General Elections 2004
State
Contested
Won
*VOTE %
Uttar Pradesh 68 35 26.74
Uttranchal 5 1 7.93
Madhya Pradesh 29 0 3.2
Bihar 32 0 2.33
Chhattisgarh 10 0 1.1
other states 93 0  
Total INDIA 237 36 4.32**

*vote % state

** vote % India

 

Party Ruled states

Uttar Pradesh

 

Party Headquarter

18,Copernicus Lane,
New Delhi

www.samajwadipartyindia.com

 

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