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POLITICAL PARTIES AND
 ELECTION SYMBOLS

             2004

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THE ELECTION SYMBOLS (RESERVATION AND ALLOTMENT)
                            ORDER, 1968

                                                              AN ORDER
to provide for specification, reservation, choice and allotment of symbols at elections in Parliamentary
and Assembly Constituencies, for the recognition of political parties in relation thereto and for matters
connected therewith.

S.O. 2959, dated the 31st August, 1968 – WHEREAS, the superintendence, direction and control of all
elections to Parliament and to the Legislature of every State are vested by the Constitution of India in the
Election Commission of India;

AND WHEREAS, it is necessary and expedient to provide, in the interest of purity of elections to the House
of the People and the Legislative Assembly of every State and in the interest of the conduct of such
elections in a fair and efficient manner, for the specification, reservation, choice and allotment of symbols,
for the recognition of political parties in relation thereto and for matters connected therewith;

NOW THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 324 of the Constitution 1 [read with
section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 (43 of 1951) ] and rules 5 and 10 of the
Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961 and all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Election Commission
of India hereby makes the following Order:-

1.          SHORT TITLE, EXTENT, APPLICATION AND COMMENCEMENT
(1)         This Order may be called the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968.

(2)         It extends to the whole of India and applies in relation to elections in all Parliamentary and Assembly
            Constituencies other than Assembly Constituencies in the State of Jammu & Kashmir.

(3)         It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Gazette of India which date is hereinafter
            referred to as the commencement of this Order.

2.          DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
(1)         In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires –

            (a)      “clause” means a clause of the paragraph or sub-paragraph in which the word occurs;

            (b)      “Commission”, means the Election Commission of India constituted under Article 324 of
                     the Constitution;

            (c)      “Constituency”, means a parliamentary constituency or an assembly constituency;

1
    Substituted by Notification No. 56(E), dated 15.6.1989.

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(d)         “contested election” means an election in a parliamentary or an assembly constituency
                      where a poll is taken;
          (e)         “election” means an election to which this Order applies;
          1
              [(ee) “form” means a form appended to this Order;]
          (f)          “general election” means any general election held after the commencement of this
                      Order for the purposes of constituting the House of the People or the Legislative Assembly
                      of a State and includes a general election whereby the House of the People or the
                      Legislative Assembly of a State in existence and functioning at such commencement,
                      has been constituted;
          (g)         “paragraph” means a paragraph of this Order;
          2
              [(h)    “political party” means an association or body of individual citizens of India registered
                      with the Commission as a political party under Section 29A of the Representation of the
                      People Act, 1951;]
          1
              [(i)    “State” includes the National Capital Territory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Pondicherry;]
          (j)         “Sub-paragraph” means a sub-paragraph of the paragraph in which the word occurs;
          2
              [(jj)   “Union Territory” means Union Territory other than the National Capital Territory of Delhi and
                      the Union Territory of Pondicherry; and]
          (k)         Words and expressions used but not defined in this Order but defined in the Representation
                      of the People Act, 1950, or the rules made thereunder or in the Representation of the
                      People Act, 1951, or the rules made thereunder shall have the meanings respectively
                      assigned to them in those Acts and Rules.

(2)       The General Clauses Act, 1897 shall, as far as may be, apply in relation to the interpretation of this
          Order as it applies in relation to the interpretation of a Central Act.
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    [3.               *              *                    *]

4.        ALLOTMENT OF SYMBOLS
          In every contested election a symbol shall be allotted to a contesting candidate in accordance
          with the provisions of this Order and different symbols shall be allotted to different contesting
          candidates at an election in the same constituency.

5.        CLASSIFICATION OF SYMBOLS
(1)       For the purpose of this Order symbols are either reserved or free.
(2)       Save as otherwise provided in this Order, a reserved symbol is a symbol which is reserved for a
          recognised political party for exclusive allotment to contesting candidates set up by that party.
(3)       A free symbol is a symbol other than a reserved symbol.

1
  Inserted by Notification No. 56/97/Judl.III, dated 15.12.1997.
2
  Substituted by Notification No. O.N.56(E), dated 15.6.1989.
3
   Paragraph 3 omitted by Notification No. O.N.21(E), dated 23.3.1992 (w.e.f. 25.3.1992)

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    [6.     CLASSIFICATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES
(1)         For the purposes of this Order and for such other purposes as the Commission may specify as
            and when necessity therefor arises, political parties are either recognised political parties or
            unrecognised political parties.

(2)         A recognised political party shall either be a National party or a State party.

6A.         CONDITIONS FOR RECOGNITION AS A NATIONAL PARTY
            A political party shall be treated as a recognised National party, if, and only if, -

            either (A)(i) the candidates set up by it, in any four or more States, at the last general election to
            the House of the People, or to the Legislative Assembly of the State concerned, have secured not
            less than six percent of the total valid votes polled in their respective States at that general election;
            and (ii) in addition, it has returned at least four members to the House of the People at the
            aforesaid last general election from any State or States;

            or (B)(i) its candidates have been elected to the House of the People, at the last general election
            to that House, from at least two percent of the total number of parliamentary constituencies in
            India, any fraction exceeding one-half being counted as one; and (ii) the said candidates have
            been elected to that House from not less than three States.

6B.         CONDITIONS FOR RECOGNITION AS A STATE PARTY
            A political party, other than a National party, shall be treated as a recognised State party in a
            State or States, if, and only if, -

            either (A)(i) the candidates set up by it, at the last general election to the House of the People, or to the
            Legislative Assembly of the State concerned, have secured not less than six percent of the total valid
            votes polled in that State at that general election; and (ii) in addition, it has returned at least two
            members to the Legislative Assembly of the State at the last general election to that Assembly;

            or (B) it wins at least three percent of the total number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of the
            State, (any fraction exceeding one-half being counted as one), or at least three seats in the
            Assembly, whichever is more, at the aforesaid general election.

6C.         CONDITIONS FOR CONTINUED RECOGNITION AS A NATIONAL OR STATE PARTY
            If a political party is recognised as a National party under paragraph 6A, or as a State party under
            paragraph 6B, the question whether it shall continue to be so recognised after any subsequent
            general election to the House of the People or, as the case may be, to the Legislative Assembly
            of the State concerned, shall be dependent upon the fulfilment by it of the conditions specified
            in the said paragraphs on the results of that general election.]

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    [7.     SAVINGS AND INTERPRETATION
(1)         Notwithstanding anything contained in paragraph 6A, 6B or 6C, if any political party stands recognised,
            immediately before the commencement of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment)

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    Substituted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.

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(Amendment) Order, 2000, either as a National party or as a State party in some State or States, the
          said party shall continue to have and enjoy the status of such National or State party for the purposes
          of the next general election, to be held after the commencement of the said Order, to the House of
          the People or, as the case may be, to the Legislative Assembly of the State concerned, and its
          continued recognition as such National or State party shall thereafter be dependent upon the fulfilment
          by it of the conditions specified in paragraph 6A or, as the case may be, paragraph 6B.

(2)       For the removal of doubt, it is hereby clarified that the conditions in paragraph 6A or paragraph
          6B shall not be deemed to have been satisfied by a political party, -
          (i)        if it is newly formed, whether as a result of split in a recognised National or State party or
                     otherwise, and registered with the Commission under section 29A of the Representation
                     of the People Act, 1951, after the last general election to the House of the People or, as
                     the case may be, to the Legislative Assembly of the State concerned; or
          (ii)       on the joining or taking the membership of that party, by a member of the House of the
                     People, or the Legislative Assembly of a State, after his election to that House or, as the
                     case may be, that Assembly.]

8.        CHOICE OF SYMBOLS BY CANDIDATES OF NATIONAL AND STATE PARTIES AND ALLOTMENT
          THEREOF
(1)       A candidate set up by a National Party at any election in any constituency in India shall choose,
          and shall be allotted, the symbol reserved for that party and no other symbol.

(2)        A candidate set up by a State Party at an election in any constituency in a State in which such
          party is a State Party, shall choose, and shall be allotted the symbol reserved for that Party in that
          State and no other symbol.

(3)       A reserved symbol shall not be chosen by, or allotted to, any candidate in any constituency other
          than a candidate set up by a National Party for whom such symbol has been reserved or a
          candidate set up by a State Party for whom such symbol has been reserved in the State in which
          it is a State Party even if no candidate has been set up by such National or State Party in that
          constituency.

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    [9.   RESTRICTION ON THE ALLOTMENT OF SYMBOLS RESERVED FOR STATE PARTIES IN STATES
          WHERE SUCH PARTIES ARE NOT RECOGNISED
          A symbol reserved for a State Party in any State –
          2
              {(a)   shall not be included in the list of free symbols for any other State or Union Territory; and
          (b)        shall not be reserved for any other party which subsequently becomes eligible, on fulfillment
                     of the conditions specified in 3 {{paragraph 6B}}, for recognition as a State Party in any
                     other State:
                     Provided that nothing contained in clause (b) shall apply in relation to a political party, for
                     which the Commission has, immediately before the commencement of the Election Symbols
1
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/97/Judl.III, dated 15.12.1997.
2
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 8.6.1999.
3
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.

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(Reservation and Allotment) (Amendment) Order, 1997, already reserved the same symbol
                     which it has also reserved for some other State Party or Parties in any other State or States.}]

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    [10. CONCESSION TO CANDIDATES SET UP BY A STATE PARTY AT ELECTIONS IN OTHER STATES
         OR UNION TERRITORIES
            If a political party which is recognised as a State Party in some State or States, sets up a candidate
            at an election in a constituency in any other State or Union Territory in which it is not a recognised
            State party, then such candidate may, to the exclusion of all other candidates in the constituency,
            be allotted the symbol reserved for that party in the State or States in which it is a recognised
            State Party, notwithstanding that such symbol is not specified in the list of free symbols for such
            other State or Union Territory, on the fulfillment of each of the following conditions, namely :-
            (a)       that an application is made to the Commission by the said party for exclusive allotment
                     of that symbol to the candidate set up by it, not later than the third day after the publication
                     in the Official Gazette of the notification calling the election;
            (b)      that the said candidate has made a declaration in his nomination paper that he has
                     been set up by that party at the election and that the party has also fulfilled the requirements
                     of clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) of paragraph 13 read with paragraph 13A in resepct of such
                     candidate; and
            (c)      that in the opinion of the Commission there is no reasonable ground for refusing the
                     application for such allotment.
            Provided that nothing contained in this paragraph shall apply to a candidate set up by a State
            Party at an election in any constituency in a State in which that party is not a State Party and where
            the same symbol is already reserved for some other State Party in that State.]

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    [10A. CONCESSION TO CANDIDATES SET UP BY AN UNRECOGNISED PARTY WHICH WAS EARLIER
          RECOGNISED AS A NATIONAL OR STATE PARTY
            If a political party, which is unrecognised at present but was a recognised National or State party
            in any State or Union territory not earlier than six years from the date of notification of the election,
            sets up a candidate at an election in a constituency in any State or Union territory, whether such
            party was earlier recognised in that State or Union territory or not, then such candidate may, to
            the exclusion of all other candidates in the constituency, be allotted the symbol reserved earlier
            for that party when it was a recognised National or State party, notwithstanding that such symbol
            is not specified in the list of free symbols for such State or Union territory, on the fulfilment of each
            of the following conditions, namely:-

            (a)      that an application is made to the Commission by the said party for the exclusive allotment
                     of that symbol to the candidate set up by it, not later than the third day after the publication
                     in the Official Gazette of the notification calling the election;

            (b)      that the said candidate has made a declaration in his nomination paper that he has
                     been set up by that party at the election and that the party has also fulfilled the requirements

1
    Substituted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 8.6.1999.
2
    Inserted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.

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of clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) of paragraph 13 read with paragraph 13A in respect of such
                     candidate; and
            (c)      that in the opinion of the Commission there is no reasonable ground for refusing the
                     application for such allotment:
            Provided that nothing contained in this paragraph shall apply to a candidate set up by the said
            party at an election in any constituency in a State or Union territory where the same symbol is
            already reserved for some other National or State party in that State or Union Territory].

11.         RESTRICTIONS ON THE CHOICE AND ALLOTMENT OF SYMBOLS ALLOTTED UNDER
            PARAGRAPH 10 1 [OR PARAGRAPH 10A]
            Notwithstanding anything contained in any of the foregoing provisions where elections are held
            simultaneoulsy in a parliamentary constituency and in the assembly constituencies comprised
            in such parliamentary constituency, then-

            (a)      if a symbol has been exclusively allotted under paragraph 10 1[or paragraph 10A] to a
                     candidate set up by a political party at any election in the parliamentary constituency,
                     that symbol shall not be allotted to any candidate at any election in any of the said
                     Assembly Constituencies unless such candidate is a candidate set up by that political
                     party; and

            (b)      if a symbol has been exclusively allotted under paragraph 10 1[or paragraph 10A] to a
                     candidate set up by a political party at any election in any of the said Assembly
                     Constituencies that symbol shall not be allotted to any candidate at the election in the
                     said Parliamentary Constituency unless such candidate is a candidate set up by that
                     political party.

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    [12. CHOICE OF SYMBOLS BY OTHER CANDIDATES AND ALLOTMENT THEREOF
(1)         Any candidate at an election in a constituency in any State or Union territory, other than-
            (a)      a candidate set up by a National party, or
            (b)      a candidate set up by a political party which is a State party in that State, or
            (c)      a candidate referred to in paragraph 10 or paragraph 10A,
            shall choose, and shall be allotted, in accordance with the provisions hereafter set out in this
            paragraph, one of the symbols specified as free symbols for that State or Union territory by
            notification under paragraph 17.

(2)         Where any free symbol has been chosen by only one candidate at such election, the returning
            officer shall allot that symbol to that candidate, and to no one else.

(3)         Where the same free symbol has been chosen by several candidates at such election, then -

            (a)      if, of those several candidates, only one is a candidate set up by an unrecognised political
                     party and all the rest are independent candidates, the returning officer shall allot that free
                     symbol to the candidate set up by the unrecognised political party, and to no one else;
1
    Inserted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.

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and, if, of those several candidates, two or more are set up by different unrecognised
                   political parties and the rest are independent candidates, the returning officer shall decide
                   by lot to which of the two or more candidates set up by the different unrecognised political
                   parties that free symbol shall be allotted, and allot that free symbol to the candidate on
                   whom the lot falls, and to no one else:
                   Provided that where of the two or more such candidates set up by such different
                   unrecognised political parties, only one is, or was, immediately before such election, a
                   sitting member of the House of the People, or, as the case may be, of the Legislative
                   Assembly (irrespective of the fact as to whether he was allotted that free symbol or any
                   other symbol at the previous election when he was chosen as such member), the returning
                   officer shall allot that free symbol to that candidate, and to no one else;
         (b)       if, of those several candidates, no one is set up by any unrecognised political party and
                   all are independent candidates, but one of the independent candidates is, or was,
                   immediately before such election a sitting member of the House of the People, or, as the
                   case may be, of the Legislative Assembly, and was allotted that free symbol at the previous
                   election when he was chosen as such member, the Returning Officer shall allot that free
                   symbol to that candidate, and to no one else; and
         (c)       if, of those several candidates, being all independent candidates, no one is, or was, a
                   sitting member as aforesaid, the returning officer shall decide by lot to which of those
                   independent candidates that free symbol shall be allotted, and allot that free symbol to
                   the candidates on whom the lot falls, and to no one else.]

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    [13. WHEN A CANDIDATE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE SET UP BY A POLITICAL PARTY
         For the purposes of an election from any parliamentary or assembly constituency to which this
         Order applies, a candidate shall be deemed to be set up by a political party in any such
         parliamentary or assembly constituency, if, and only if,-

(a)      the candidate has made the prescribed declaration to this effect in his nomination paper;
         2
             {(aa) the candidate is a member of that political party and his name is borne on the rolls of
                   members of the party;}

(b)      a notice by the political party in writing, in Form B, to that effect has, not later than 3 p.m. on the
         last date for making nominations, been delivered to the Returning Officer of the constituency;

(c)      the said notice in Form B is signed by the President, the Secretary or any other office bearer of the
         party, and the President, Secretary or such other office bearer sending the notice has been
         authorised by the party to send such notice;

(d)      the name and specimen signature of such authorised person are communicated by the party, in
         Form A, to the Returning Officer of the constituency and to the Chief Electoral Officer of the 3 {State
         or Union Territory concerned}, not later than 3 p.m. on the last date for making nominations; and

1
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 20.5.1999.
2
  Inserted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.
3
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 8.6.1999.

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(e)         Forms A and B are signed, in ink only, by the said office bearer or person authorised by the party:

            Provided that no fascimile signature or signature by means of rubber stamp, etc., of any such
            office bearer or authorised person shall be accepted and no form transmitted by fax shall be
            accepted.]

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    [13A. SUBSTITUTION OF A CANDIDATE BY A POLITICAL PARTY
            For the removal of any doubt, it is hereby clarified that a political party which has given a notice
            in Form B under paragraph 13 in favour of a candidate may rescind that notice and may give a
            revised notice in Form B in favour of another candidate for the constituency:

            Provided that the revised notice in Form B, clearly indicating therein that the earlier notice in
            Form B has been rescinded, reaches the Returning Officer of the constituency, not later than 3
            p.m. on the last date for making nominations, and the said revised notice in Form B is signed by
            the authorised person referred to in clause (d) of paragraph 13:

            Provided further that in case more than one notice in Form B is received by the Returning Officer
            in respect of two or more candidates, and the political party fails to indicate in such notices in
            Form B that the earlier notice or notices in Form B, has or have been rescinded, the Returning
            Officer shall accept the notice in Form B in respect of the candidate whose nomination paper
            was first delivered to him, and the remaining candidate or candidates in respect of whom also
            notice or notices in Form B has or have been received by him, shall not be treated as candidates
            set up by such political party.]

14.         POWER OF COMMISSION TO ISSUE INSTRUCTIONS TO UN-RECOGNISED POLITICAL PARTIES
            FOR THEIR EXPEDITIOUS RECOGNITITON ON FULFILMENT OF CONDITIONS SPECIFIED IN
            2
              [PARAGRAPH 6A OR PARAGRAPH 6B]
            The Commission may issue for the benefit of unrecognised political parties such instructions as it
            may think necessary for their expeditious recognition when they have 2 [fulfilled any of the conditions
            for such recognition specified in paragraph 6A or paragraph 6B].

15.         POWER OF COMMISSION IN RELATION TO SPLINTER GROUPS OR RIVAL SECTIONS OF A
            RECOGNISED POLITICAL PARTY
            When the Commission is satisfied on information in its possession that there are rival sections or
            groups of a recognised political party each of whom claims to be that party, the Commission
            may, after taking into account all the available facts and circumstances of the case and hearing
            such representatives of the sections or groups and other persons as desire to be heard, decide
            that one such rival section or group or none of such rival sections or groups is that recognised
            political party and the decision of the Commission shall be binding on all such rival sections or
            groups.

1
    Inserted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 20.5.1999.
2
    Substituted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.

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16.      POWER OF COMMISSION IN CASE OF AMALGAMATION OF TWO OR MORE POLITICAL
         PARTIES
(1)      When two or more political parties, one or some or all of whom is a recognised political party or
         are recognised political parties join together to form a new political party, the Commission may,
         after taking into account all the facts and circumstances of the case, hearing such representatives
         of the newly formed party and other persons as desire to be heard and having regard to the
         provisions of this Order, decide-
         (a)        whether such newly formed party should be a National party or a State Party; and
         (b)        the symbol to be allotted to it.
(2)      The decision of the Commission under sub-paragraph (1) shall be binding on the newly formed
         political party and all the component units thereof.

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    [16A. POWER OF COMMISSION TO SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW RECOGNITION OF A RECOGNISED
          POLITICAL PARTY FOR ITS FAILURE TO OBSERVE MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT OR FOLLOW
          LAWFUL DIRECTIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION
         Notwithstanding anything in this Order, if the Commission is satisfied on information in its possession
         that a political party, recognised either as a National party or as a State party under the provisions of
         this Order, has failed or has refused or is refusing or has shown or is showing defiance by its conduct
         or otherwise (a) to observe the provisions of the ‘Model Code of Conduct for Guidance of Political
         Parties and Candidates’ as issued by the Commission in January, 1991 or as amended by it from
         time to time, or (b) to follow or carry out the lawful directions and instructions of the Commission given
         from time to time with a view to furthering the conduct of free, fair and peaceful elections or
         safeguaring the interests of the general public and the electorate in particular, the Commission may,
         after taking into account all the available facts and circumstances of the case and after giving the
         party reasonable opportunity of showing cause in relation to the action proposed to be taken against
         it, either suspend, subject to such terms as the Commission may deem appropriate, or withdraw the
         recognition of such party as the National Party or, as the case may be, the State Party.]

17.      NOTIFICATION CONTAINING LISTS OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND SYMBOLS
(1)      The Commission shall by one or more notifications in the Gazette of India publish lists specifying-
         (a)        the National Parties and the symbols respectively reserved for them;
         (b)        the State Parties, the State or States in which they are State Parties and the symbols
                    respectively reserved for them in such State or States;
                    2
                        [(bb) xxxxxxxxx]
         3
             [(c)   the un-recognised political parties and the addresses of their headquarters registered
                    with the Commission;] and
         4
             [(d)   the free symbols for each State and Union Territory.]
(2)      Every such list shall, as far as possible, be kept up-to-date.

1
  Inserted by Election Commission’s Notification O.N.42(E), dated 18.2.1994.
2
  Deleted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.
3
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/2000/Judl.III, dated 1.12.2000.
4
  Substituted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 8.6.1999.

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18.        POWER OF COMMISSION TO ISSUE INSTRUCTIONS AND DIRECTIONS
           The Commission, may issue instructions and directions-

           (a)      for the clarification of any of the provisions of this Order;

           (b)      for the removal of any difficulty which may arise in relation to the implementation of any
                    such provisions; and

           (c)      in relation to any matter with respect to the reservation and allotment of symbols and
                    recognition of political parties, for which this Order makes no provision or makes insufficient
                    provision, and provision is in the opinion of the Commission necessary for the smooth
                    and orderly conduct of elections.

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    [19.            *                 *                     *]

1
    Paragraph 19 omitted by Notification No. 56/99/Judl.III, dated 8.6.1999.

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                                                                FORM A
          COMMUNICATION WITH REGARD TO AUTHORISED PERSONS TO INTIMATE NAMES
          OF CANDIDATES SET UP BY RECOGNISED NATIONAL OR STATE POLITICAL PARTY OR
                         REGISTERED UN-RECOGNISED POLITICAL PARTY
                              (See paragraph 13(c) , (d) and (e) of the Election Symbols
                                      (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968.)
To

1.          The Chief Electoral Officer,
                           .(State/Union Territory)

2.          The Returning Officer for the
                           Constituency

Subject:        General Elections to             . from            . (State/Union Territory) – Allotment of
                Symbols – Authorisation of persons to intimate names of candidates.

Sir,

In pursuance of paragraph 13 (c), (d) and (e) of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order,
1968, I hereby communicate that the following person (s) has/have been authorised by the party, which
is National Party/State Party in the State of               ../Registered Un-recognised Party to intimate
the names of the candidates proposed to be set up by the party at the election cited above.

    Name of person authorised                         Name of office held               District(s)/area(s)
        to send notice                                   in the party            constituency/constituencies
                                                                                  in respect of which he has
                                                                                        been authorised
                     1                                              2                        3

    1.
    2.
    3.
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .

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    Inserted by Notification No. 56/97/Judl-III, dated 15.12.1997

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2.        The specimen signatures of the above mentioned person (s) so authorised are given below:-

          1.         Specimen signatures of Shri ..............................................................................................

                     (i) ..................................................... (ii) .........................................

                     (iii) ....................................................

          2.         Specimen signatures of Shri ..............................................................................................

                     (i) ..................................................... (ii) .........................................

                     (iii) ....................................................

          3.         Specimen signatures of Shri ..............................................................................................

                     (i) ..................................................... (ii) .........................................

                     (iii) ....................................................

                                                                                                                                Yours faithfully,

                                                                                                                         President/Secretary
                                                                                                                          Name of the Party

Place ....................................

Date .....................................

                                                                                                                           (Seal of the Party)

N.B.

1.        This must be delivered to the Returning Officer and the Chief Electoral Officer not later than 3
          p.m. on the last date for making nominations.

2.        Form must be signed in ink by the office bearer (s) mentioned above. No facsimile signature or
          signature by means of rubber stamp, etc., of any office bearer shall be accepted.

3.        No form transmitted by fax shall be accepted.

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1
                                                                FORM B
                                 NOTICE AS TO NAME OF CANDIDATE SET UP BY
                                            THE POLITICAL PARTY
                         [See paragraphs 13(b), (c) and (e) and 13A of the Election Symbols
                                     (Reservation and Allotment) Order 1968]
To
The Returning Officer for the
               Constituency

Subject:         General/bye Election to                 . from            . (Name of the Constituency) in
                            ..(State/Union Territory) – setting up of candidate.
Sir,
In pursuance of paragraphs 13 (b), (c) and (e) and 13A of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment)
Order, 1968, I hereby give notice on behalf of ........................................ (party)
(i)           that the person whose particulars are furnished in columns (2) to (4) below is the approved
              candidate of the party above named , and
(ii)          the person whose particulars are mentioned in columns (5) to(7) below is the substitute candidate
              of the party, who will step-in on the approved candidate’s nomination being rejected on scrutiny
              or on his withdrawing from the contest, if the substitute candidate is still a contesting candidate,
              at the ensuing general/bye election from this constituency :

    Name of the        Name of the       Father’s/         Postal           Name of the substitute       Father’s/     Postal
    Constituency        approved        Mother’s/        address of            candidate who will       Mother’s/    Address of
                        Candidate       Husband’s        approved                 step-in on the        Husband’s    substitute
                                         Name of         candidate           approved candidate’s        Name of     Candidate
                                        approved                               nomination being         substitute
                                        candidate                             rejected on scrutiny      candidate
                                                                             or on his withdrawing
                                                                               from the contest if
                                                                            substitute candidate is
                                                                         still a contesting candidate
          1                 2                3                  4                     5                     6            7

1
    Inserted by Notification No. 56/97/Judl-III, dated 15.12.1997

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*2.       The notice in Form ‘B’ given earlier in favour of Shri/Smt./Sushri                          as party’s
          approved candidate/Shri/Smt./ Sushri            .       .          ..as Party’s substitute candidate
          is hereby rescinded.
1
    3.    It is certified that each of the candidates whose name is mentioned above is a member of this
          political party and his name is duly borne on the rolls of members of this party.

                                                                                      Yours faithfully,

                                                                               (Name and Signature of the
                                                                              Authorised person of the Party)

                                                                                     (Seal of the Party)

Place ....................................

Date .....................................

* Score off, if not applicable.

N.B.

1.        This must be delivered to the Returning Officer not later than 3 p.m. on the last date for making
          nominations.

2.        Form must be signed in ink by the office bearer (s) mentioned above. No facsimile signature or
          signature by means of rubber stamp, etc., of any office bearer shall be accepted.

3.        No form transmitted by fax shall be accepted.

4.        Para 2 of the Form must be scored off, if not applicable, or must be properly filled, if applicable.

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ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA

                                                                                     Nirvachan Sadan,
                                                                                     Ashoka Road,
                                                                                     New Delhi – 110001

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE
GAZETTE OF INDIA
EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3,
SUB-SECTION (iii) IMMEDIATELY

No.56/2004/Jud-III                                                            Dated : 22nd March, 2004
                                                                                  2 Chaitra, 1926 (Saka)
                                            NOTIFICATION

1      WHEREAS, the Election Commission has decided to update its notification No. 56/2003/Jud.III,
       dated 23rd October, 2003, specifying the names of recognised National and State Parties,
       registered-unrecognised parties and the list of free symbols, issued in pursuance of paragraph
       17 of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968, as amended from time to
       time;

2      NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of paragraph 17 of the Election Symbols (Reservation and
       Allotment) Order, 1968, as amended from time to time and in supersession of its aforesaid principal
       notification No. 56/2003/Jud.III, dated 23rd October, 2003, published in the Gazette of India,
       Extra-Ordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-Section (iii), the Election Commission hereby specifies,

(a)    In Table I, the National Parties and the Symbols respectively reserved for them;

(b)    In Table II, the State parties, the State or States in which they are State parties and the Symbols
       respectively reserved for them in such State or States;

(c)    In Table III, the registered-unrecognized political parties and postal address of their Headquarter;
       and

(d)    In Table IV, the free symbols.

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TABLE – I

                                      NATIONAL PARTIES

S.No. National Parties                Symbol Reserved                  Address

     1            2                            3                           4

1.       Bahujan Samaj Party          Elephant                         12, Gurudwara Rakabganj Road,
                                      [In all States/U.T.s except in   New Delhi -110001
                                      the States of Assam and
                                      Sikkim, where its candidates
                                      will have to choose another
                                      symbol from out of the list
                                      of free symbols specified
                                      by the Commission]

2.       Bharatiya Janata Party       Lotus                            11, Ashoka Road,
                                                                       New Delhi – 110001

3.       Communist Party of India     Ears of Corn and Sickle          Ajoy Bhawan, Kotla Marg,
                                                                       New Delhi – 110002

4.       Communist Party of           Hammer, Sickle and Star          A.K.Gopalan Bhawan,
         India (Marxist)                                               27-29, Bhai Vir Singh Marg,
                                                                       (Gole Market),
                                                                       New Delhi - 110001

5.       Indian National Congress     Hand                             24, Akbar Road,
                                                                       New Delhi – 110011

6.       Nationalist Congress Party   Clock                            10, Bishambhar Das Marg,
                                                                       New Delhi-110001.

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TABLE – II

                                       STATE PARTIES

S.No. Name of the State/     Name of the State Party       Symbol Reserved    Address

     1           2                       3                            4           5

1.       Andhra Pradesh      Telugu Desam                  Bicycle           Telugu Desam Party
                                                                             Office,
                                                                             N.T.R. Bhavan,
                                                                             Road No.2,
                                                                             Banjara Hills,
                                                                             Hyderabad-500033
                                                                             (Andhra Pradesh)

2.       Arunachal Pradesh   Arunachal Congress            Two Daos          G-Extention,
                                                           Intersecting      Naharlagun,
                                                                             (Arunachal Pradesh)

3.       Assam               1. Asom Gana Parishad         Elephant          Head Office:
                                                                             Gopinath Bordoloi
                                                                             Road,
                                                                             Guwahati- 781001
                                                                             (Assam)

                             2. Communist Party of         Flag with         U-90, Shakarpur
                                India (Marxist Leninist)   three Stars       Delhi-110092
                                (Liberation)

4.       Bihar               1. Jharkhand                  Bow & Arrow       Bariatu Road,
                                Mukti Morcha                                 Ranchi-834008
                                                                             (Jharkhand)

                             2. Rashtriya Janata Dal       Hurricane Lamp    13, V. P. House,
                                                                             Rafi Marg,
                                                                             New Delhi-110001

                             3. Janata Dal (United)        Arrow             7, Jantar Mantar
                                                                             Road,
                                                                             New Delhi-110001.

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5.   Goa                1. Maharashtrawadi           Lion            Vikas ‘A’ Building
                           Gomantak                                  3rd Floor
                                                                     Near Pharmacy
                                                                     College
                                                                     18th June Road
                                                                     Panaji-403001 (Goa)

                        2. United Goans              Two Leaves      1st Floor
                           Democratic Party                          Casa Dos Aliados
                                                                     Behind Gomat
                                                                     Vidya Niketan
                                                                     Absde Faria Road
                                                                     Margao
                                                                     Goa-403601

6.   Haryana            Indian National Lok Dal      Spectacles      100, Lodhi Estate
                                                                     New Delhi

7.   Himachal Pradesh   Himachal Vikas Congress      Telephone       Samkhetar Bazar
                                                                     Mandi-175001
                                                                     (Himachal Pradesh)

8.   Jammu & Kashmir    1. Jammu & Kashmir           Plough          (i) Sher-e-Kashmir
                           National Conference                       Bhavan
                                                                     Residency Road
                                                                     Jammu
                                                                     (Jammu & Kashmir)

                                                                     (ii) Nawai Subh
                                                                     Complex
                                                                     Zero Bridge,
                                                                     Srinagar
                                                                     (Jammu & Kashmir)

                        2. Jammu & Kashmir           Bicycle         17, V.P. House
                           National Panthers Party                   Rafi Marg
                                                                     New Delhi-110001

                        3. Jammu and Kashmir         Ink Pot & Pen   Nowgam Bye-Pass
                           Peoples Democratic                        Srinagar (J & K)
                           Party

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9.    Jharkhand   1. Jharkhand              Bow & Arrow      Bariatu Road
                     Mukti Morcha                            Ranchi-834008
                                                             (Bihar)

                  2. Rashtriya Janata Dal   Hurricane Lamp   13, V. P. House
                                                             Rafi Marg
                                                             New Delhi-110001

                  3. Janata Dal (United)    Arrow            7, Jantar Mantar
                                                             Road
                                                             New Delhi-110001

10.   Karnataka   1. Janata Dal (Secular)   A Lady Farmer    5, Safdarjung Lane
                                            carrying Paddy   New Delhi – 110003
                                            on her head

                  2. Janata Dal (United)    Arrow            7, Jantar Mantar
                                                             Road
                                                             New Delhi – 110001

11.   Kerala      1. Kerala Congress        Bicycle          State Committee
                                                             Office, Near Star
                                                             Theatre Junction
                                                             Kottayam South
                                                             (Kerala)

                  2. Kerala Congress (M)    Two Leaves       State Committee
                                                             Office, Near Fire
                                                             Station
                                                             Kottayam (Kerala)

                  3. Muslim League Kerala   Ladder           Kerala State
                     State Committee                         Committee,
                                                             League House
                                                             Red Cross Road,
                                                             Calicut-32 (Kerala)

                  4. Janadhipathya          Bus              Kerala State
                     Samrakshana                             Committee Office
                     Samithi                                 Iron Bridge P.O.,
                                                             Alleppey-688011,
                                                             Kerala

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12.   Madhya Pradesh   Samajwadi Party              Bicycle              18, Copernicus Lane,
                                                                         New Delhi

13.   Maharashtra      Shivsena                     Bow and Arrow        Shivsena Bhavan,
                                                                         Gadkari Chowk,
                                                                         Dadar,
                                                                         Mumbai-400028
                                                                         (Maharashtra)

14.   Manipur          1. Federal Party of          Rising Sun           Soram Leirak
                          Manipur                                        Naga Mapal
                                                                         Imphal-795001
                                                                         (Manipur)

                       2. Manipur People’s          Bicycle              People’s Road
                          Party                                          Imphal-795001
                                                                         (Manipur)

15.   Meghalaya        1. Hill State People’s       Lion                 Kench’s Trace
                          Democratic Party                               Laban
                                                                         Shillong-793004
                                                                         (Meghalaya)

                       2. Meghalaya                 (To be notified      Mission Compound,
                          Democratic Party          later on)            Mawkhar
                                                                         Shillong-793001,
                                                                         Meghalaya

                       3. United Democratic         Drum                 Mawlai Nonglum,
                          Party                                          Shillong-793008
                                                                         (Meghalaya)

16.   Mizoram          1. Mizo National Front       Star                 General
                                                                         Headquarters
                                                                         Zarkawt,
                                                                         Aizwal (Mizoram)

                       2. Zoram Nationalist Party   Sun (without rays)   General
                                                                         Headquarters,
                                                                         Treasury Square,
                                                                         Aizawl-796001
                                                                         (Mizoram)

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3. Mizoram People’s         Electric Bulb   General
                       Conference                               Headquarters,
                                                                Treasury Square,
                                                                Aizawl-796001
                                                                (Mizoram)

17.   Nagaland      1. Janata Dal (United)      Arrow           7, Jantar Mantar
                                                                Road
                                                                New Delhi-110001

                    2. Nationalist Democratic   Battery Torch   (i) NDMHQ,
                       Movement                                 Nagaland
                                                                Post Box–106,
                                                                Dimapur-797112
                                                                Nagaland

                                                                (ii) Chisi Garden
                                                                The Habitet, 3rd Mile,
                                                                Chekiya Village
                                                                Dimapur-797112,
                                                                Nagaland

                    3. Nagaland Peoples         Cock            Post Box No.565,
                       Front                                    Kohima-797001
                                                                Nagaland

18.   Orissa        Biju Janata Dal             Conch           Naveen Nivas,
                                                                Aerodrome Gate,
                                                                Bhubaneswar-751009
                                                                (Orissa)

19.   Pondicherry   1. All India Anna Dravida   Two Leaves      275,Avvai
                       Munnetra Kazhagam                        Shanmugam Salai,
                                                                Royapettah,
                                                                Chennai-600014
                                                                (Tamil Nadu)

                    2. Dravida Munnetra         Rising Sun      ‘Anna Arivalayam’
                       Kazhagam                                 268-269, Anna Salai,
                                                                Teynampet,
                                                                Chennai-600018
                                                                (Tamil Nadu)

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3. Pattali Makkal Katchi    Mango        63, Nattu Muthu
                                                            Naiken Street,
                                                            Vanniya Teynampet,
                                                            Chennai-600018
                                                            (Tamil Nadu)

20.   Punjab       1. Shiromani Akali Dal      Scales       House No.256,
                                                            Sector-9 C,
                                                            Chandigarh

                   2. Shiromani Akali Dal      Cart         Flat No. 36, Sector-4,
                      (Simranjit Singh Mann)                Chandigarh

21.   Sikkim       Sikkim Democratic Front     Umbrella     Upper Deorali,
                                                            Gongtok, East Sikkim

22.   Tamil Nadu   1. All India Anna Dravida   Two leaves   275,Avvai
                      Munnetra Kazhagam                     Shanmugam Salai,
                                                            Royapettah,
                                                            Chennai-600014
                                                            (Tamil Nadu)

                   2. Dravida Munnetra         Rising Sun   ‘Anna Arivalayam’
                      Kazhagam                              268-269, Anna Salai,
                                                            Teynampet,
                                                            Chennai-600018
                                                            (Tamil Nadu)

                   3. Marumalarchi Dravida     Top          ‘THAYAGAM’, No.141,
                      Munnetra Kazhagam                     Rukmani Lakshmi Pathi
                                                            Salai, Egmore,
                                                            Chennai-600008
                                                            (Tamil Nadu)

                   4. Pattali Makkal Katchi    Mango        63, Nattu Muthu Naiken
                                                            Street,
                                                            Vanniya Teynampet,
                                                            Chennai-600018
                                                            (Tamil Nadu)

23.   Tripura      1. Indigenous Nationalist   Two Leaves    Abhoyanagar,
                      Party of Twipra                        Agartala-799005
                                                             (Tripura)

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2. All India Trinamool       Flowers & Grass   30-B, Harish
                         Congress                                    Chatterjee Street,
                                                                     Calcutta-600026
                                                                     (West Bengal)

24.   Uttar Pradesh   1. Samajwadi Party           Bicycle           18, Copernicus Lane,
                                                                     New Delhi

                      2. Rashtriya Lok Dal         Hand Pump         12-Tughlak Road
                                                                     New Delhi-110011

25.   Uttaranchal     1. Samajwadi Party           Bicycle           18, Copernicus Lane,
                                                                     New Delhi

                      2. Uttarakhand Kranti Dal    Chair             Central Office:
                                                                     Panchakuti, Malital,
                                                                     Nainital,
                                                                     (Uttaranchal)

26.   West Bengal     1. All India Forward Bloc    Lion              28,Gurudwara
                                                                     Rakab Ganj Road,
                                                                     New Delhi –110001

                      2. Revolutionary Socialist   Spade & Stoker    37 Ripon Street
                         Party                                       (Muzaffar Ahmed
                                                                     Sarani),
                                                                     Caluctta-700016
                                                                     (West Bengal)

                      3. All India Trinamool       Flowers & Grass   30-B, Harish
                         Congress                                    Chatterjee Street,
                                                                     Calcutta-600026
                                                                     (West Bengal)

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TABLE – III

                      REGISTERED UNRECOGNISED PARTIES

S.No. Name of the Registered Unrecognised            Headquarters Address
      Political Party
1                        2                                       3

1.    Adarsh Lok Dal                                 Abu Nagar, Opposite Police Station
                                                     Fatehpur City, Distirct, Fatehpur (U.P)

2.    Adarsh Political Party                         405, Kundan Bhawan Commercial
                                                     Complex, Azadpur, Delhi-110 033

3.    Adarshwadi Dal                                 Jawahar Road, Khurja-203136
                                                     Distt. Bulandshahr, (U.P.)

4.    Advait Ishawasyam Congress                     Guruaaiyanwari Ashram,
                                                     Riva Naka, Meher, Distt. Satna,
                                                     Madhya Pradesh

5.    Agar Jan Party                                 V-949, Aggarwal Wali Gali,
                                                     Near Main Krishna Gali, Moujpur,
                                                     Delhi-110053

6.    Ajeya Bharat Party                             A-14, Mohan Estates, Mathura Road,
                                                     New Delhi

7.    Akahand Bharat Maha Sangh Sarvahara            Sunfool, Kota-1, (Rajasthan)
      Krantikari Party

8.    Akhand Bharat Ekta Andolan                     Basant Bhawan, 17/34, Singhan Street,
                                                     Kashipur-Pin Code-244713
                                                     Distt. Udham Singh Nagar (Uttaranchal)

9.    Akhand Bharti                                  E-5 (1st Floor), Bali Nagar,
                                                     Shivaji Marg, New Delhi-110015.

10.   Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha                   Mandir Marg, New Delhi-110001.

11.   Akhil Bharatiya Aman Committee                 1/9986, West Gorakh Park, Shahdara,
                                                     Delhi-110032

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12.   Akhil Bharatiya Ashok Sena                            117/0/117, Gita Nagar,
                                                            Kanpur-208025 (Uttar Pradesh)

13.   Akhil Bharatiya Bharat Mata – Putra Paksha            Office – Nandurbar, Pin-425412
                                                            Distt. Dhulia (Maharashtra)

14.   Akhil Bharatiya Bhrastachar Nirmoolan Sena            Om Building, Chhatrapathi Shivaji Chowk,
                                                            Gondhale Nagar, Hadpsar, Pune-411002
                                                            (Maharashtra)

15.   Akhil Bharatiya Congress Dal (Ambedkar)               Ch-1, Kumbha Nagar, Chittorgarh-312001
                                                            (Rajasthan)

16.   Akhil Bharatiya Dalit Utthan Party                    A-201/2, Gali No. 1, Vikas Marg, Shakarpur,
                                                            Delhi-110092

17.   Akhil Bharatiya Dastkar Morcha                        Chamber No.187, New Delhi Courts,
                                                            Patiala House, New Delhi-110001

18.   Akhil Bharatiya Desh Bhakt Morcha                     Puranderpur G.P.O., Patna (Bihar)

19.   Akhil Bharatiya Gareeb Party                          Villege-Kurana, Post Simmavali,
                                                            Distt. Ghaziabad (U.P.)

20.   Akhil Bharatiya Garib Mazdoor Kisan Party             4/74, Sector-IV, Dr. Ambedkar Nagar,
                                                            New Delhi-110062

21.   Akhil Bharatiya General Labour Party                  A-3/85, Nand Nagari, Delhi-93

22.   Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League                         Mahabir Building, Ladenla Road,
                                                            Darjeeling – 734101( West Bengal)

23.   Akhil Bharatiya Jan Sangh                             J-394, Shankar Road, New Delhi –110060

24.   Akhil Bharatiya Janata Congress                       4 U.F. Babar Place, Todarmal Road,
                                                            Near Bengali Market, New Delhi-110001

25.   Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mazdoor Morcha                  Shri Mahatma Gandhi Vichar Kendra,
                                                            Uldan, Jhansi. (Uttar Pradesh)

26.   Akhil Bharatiya Lok Tantrik Alp-Sankhyak Jan Morcha   Villege Barve, Post Dahu, P.S.Ormanazi,
                                                            Distt. Ranchi (Bihar)

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27.   Akhil Bharatiya Lokraj Party                      H.O.Raghubir Nagar, Ballabgarh,
                                                        Faridabad (Haryana)

28.   Akhil Bharatiya Loktantra Party                   Vill & P.O.Dattavali, Distt. Meerut (U.P.)

29.   Akhil Bharatiya Manav Adhikar Dal                 1602, D.D.A. Janta Flats, G.T.B.Enclave,
                                                        Delhi-110093

30.   Akhil Bharatiya Manav Seva Dal                    A-74, Sector-12, Noida (U.P.)

31.   Akhil Bharatiya Muslim League (Secular)           Khari Kuan, Mughalpura Ist,
                                                        Muradabad-244001, Uttar Pradesh

32.   Akhil Bharatiya Rajarya Sabha                     Adarsh Gurukul Shahi,
                                                        District Pilibhit-262001 (Uttar Pradesh)

33.   Akhil Bharatiya Rajivwadi Congress (Dubey)        WZ-8-93, Tanwar Market, Ring Road,
                                                        Naraina, New Delhi-110028

34.   Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad                Gaughat, Mathura (U.P)
      (Prem Ballabh Vyas)

35.   Akhil Bharatiya Rashtriya Azad Hind Party         H.O. 1 R 11-12 Vistar Yojna Dadabari,
                                                        Kota (Rajasthan)

36.   Akhil Bharatiya Revolutionary Shoshit Samaj Dal   Vaishali Nagar, Sidheshwar Ves,
                                                        At. & Post : Latur,Distt. Latur, 413512
                                                        (Maharashtra)

37.   Akhil Bharatiya Sangharsh Dal                     Nangli Bhattha,
                                                        Fethehgarh Choorian Road,
                                                        Amritsar-143001, Punjab

38.   Akhil Bharatiya Sena                              Om Kala Niketan Sankalap,
                                                        Co-op. Housing Society, Anandgar,
                                                        Vikhorili Park Site (West),
                                                        Bombay-400079 (Maharashtra)

39.   Akhil Bharatiya Shivsena Rashtrawadi              Akhil Bharatiya Shivsena Bhawan,
                                                        Gur Mandi, Ludhiana (Punjab)

40.   Akhil Bhartiya Berozgaar Party                    7/96-97, Vikas Nagar, Lucknow
                                                        (Uttar Pradesh)

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41.   Akhil Bhartiya Janata Vikas Party          21-D, Pocket A-3, Everest Apartment
                                                 Kalkaji Extension, New Delhi – 110019

42.   Akhil Bhartiya Loktantrik Congress         F-3, Park Road, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

43.   Akhil Jan Vikas Dal                        50A/1A, Nahar Pur,
                                                 Rao S.K. Shopping Complex, Sector-7
                                                 Rohini, Delhi-85

44.   Akhil Rashtrawadi Party                    Moharvati Sisoudiya Bhawan,
                                                 Near Dak Bangla, Nadri Gate, Kasganj,
                                                 District Eta (Uttar Pradesh)

45.   Ali Sena                                   1/1, Jafrabad, New Seelampur
                                                 Delhi-110053.

46.   All India Babu Jagjivan Ram                C-22, Basement, Chirag Enclave,
      Baba Saheb National Congress               New Delhi-110048

47.   All India Christian Democratic and         Block A-1, Flat 2, Calcutta-700054
      Backward People’s Party                    (West Bengal)

48.   All India Dalit Welfare Congress           Flat No. 44, Sector B-4, Narela, Delhi

49.   All India Forward Bloc (Subhasist)         49-M, Mothilal, 1st Street, Madurai- 625010
                                                 (Tamil Nadu)

50.   All India Gareeb Congress                  A-1/126, Sector-6, Rohini, New Delhi

51.   All India Homeless People Congress         Nabagram Garia, P.O. Panchpota,
                                                 South 24 Parganas-743516 (West Bengal)

52.   All India Indira Congress (Secular)        2680, Chooriwalan, Delhi-110006

53.   All India Krantikari Congress              184/1469, Moti Lal Nagar-1,
                                                 Goregaon (West), Mumbai-400104
                                                 Maharashtra

54.   All India Lok Raj Party                    Village-Meharban, Tehsil &
                                                 District-Ludhiana (Punjab)

55.   All India Mahila Raj Party                 5A, Orient Row, Calcutta-700017
                                                 (West Bengal)

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56.   All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen             Darussalam Board, Hyderabad
                                                         (Andhra Pradesh)

57.   All India Minorities Front                         148, South Avenue, New Delhi-110001

58.   All India Moovendar Munnani Kazhagam               Lake Area, Melur Road, Madurai-625107
                                                         (Tamil Nadu)

59.   All India Muslim Forum                             C-177, Sector’J’, Aliganj, Lucknow
                                                         (Uttar Pradesh)

60.   All India People’s Party                           Central Committee, Ghandhi Nagar –
                                                         1st Line, Berhampur-760001 (Orissa)

61.   All India Progressive Janata Dal                   17, Akbar Road, New Delhi-110001

62.   All India Rajiv Krantikari Congress                B-68, Jagat Puri, Delhi-110051

63.   All India Sadguna Party                            Kalkiri Indlu Village, RKVB Pet Post,
                                                         Karvet Nagar Mandal, Pin-517582,
                                                         Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh.

64.   All India Shiromani Baba Jiwan Singh Mazhabi Dal   Village & P.O. Majitha, Amritsar (Punjab)

65.   All India Tafsili United Party                     Village Simulpur, Post-Thakur Nagar
                                                         Distt. 24-Parganas (N) (West Bengal)

66.   All India Tribes And Minorities Front              Windrush Hill Annexe, Shimla-2
                                                         (Himachal Pradesh)

67.   All J & K Peoples Patriotic Front                  Jawaharnagar, House No.97,
                                                         Police Station, Ragh Bagh, Srinagar
                                                         (Jammu & Kashmir)

68.   All Jharkhand Students Union                       Saket Vihar, Harmu, Ranchi,
                                                         Ranchi-834 002 (Jharkhand)

69.   All Kerala M.G.R. Dravida Munnetra Party           Das Building Nemom P.O.
                                                         Thiruvananthapuram-695 020 (Kerala)

70.   All Party Hill Leaders Conference                  P.O. Tura Chandmari,
      (Armison Marak Group)                              West Garo Hills-794002 (Meghalaya)

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71.   Ambedkar National Congress                   8-3-323, Amreetpet Cross Road,
                                                   Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

72.   Ambedkar Peoples Movement                    39. Saravana Street, T. Nagar,
                                                   Chennai- 600017 (Tamil Nadu)

73.   Ambedkar Pragatisheel Republican Dal         Dr. Lohia Colony, Shahjhapur, Pin-242001
                                                   (Uttar Pradesh)

74.   Ambedkar Samaj Party                         304, Mandakini Enclave, Alaknanda,
                                                   New Delhi-110019

75.   Ambedkarbadi Party                           136/1,Diamond Harbour Road,
                                                   Calcutta-700063 (West Bengal)

76.   Ambedkarist Republican Party                 20, Dhandiwal Lay-out,
                                                   Ring Road, Joginagar,
                                                   Nagpur-440 027 (Maharashtra)

77.   Amra Bangalee                                No.2, Ballav Street, Calcutta-700004
                                                   (West Bengal)

78.   Anaithindhia MGR Katchi                      68, Habibullah Road, T. Nagar,
                                                   Chennai-600017, Tamil Nadu

79.   Anaithinthiya Thamizhaga Munnetra Kazhagam   10/2, Nalvar Nagar, Kalveerampalayam,
                                                   Bharathiar University (Post)
                                                   Coimbatore-641048
                                                   (Tamil Nadu)

80.   Andaman Nicobar Vikas Congress               MB-23, M.G. Road, Middle Point,
                                                   Port Blair-741 001,
                                                   (Andaman Nicobar Islands)

81.   Andhra Nadu Party                            10-5-14/1, Masab Tank,
                                                   Hyderabad-500028 (Andhra Pradesh)

82.   Andhra Pradesh Navodaya Praja Party          No.3-11, Thukkuguda, Village,
                                                   Maheshwaram Mandal, Mankhal Post,
                                                   Ranga Reddy District (Andhra Pradesh)

83.   Anna Telugu Desam Party                      4-1-825/8,9 and 10, NTR Estates, Abids,
                                                   Hyderabad-500001, Andhra Pradesh

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84.   Anndata Party                            Mandir Sri Purushottam Bhagwan,
                                               Chandrabhaga-326023,
                                               Jhalarapatan City,
                                               District-Jhalawar (Rajasthan)

85.   Antashchetan                             PU-102, 1st Floor, Pitam Pura,
                                               Delhi – 110 088

86.   Apna Bharat                              Saini Bhawan, Near Kalkaji Mata Mandir,
                                               Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110 019

87.   Apna Dal                                 1/2A.P. Sen Road, Lucknow, (U.P.)

88.   Apna Hindu Ram Bhakat Party              Village & P.O. Semrikhan Kot,
                                               Sidharth Nagar, Uttar Pradesh-272 192

89.   Arya Sabha                               7, Jantar Mantar Road,
                                               New Delhi-110001.

90.   Ati Pichhra Jan Dal                      Village: Rampur Bakli, Post & Distt. Bijnor,
                                               Uttar Pradesh

91.   Autonomous State Demand Committee        Rongniheng, Diphu-782460,
                                               Karbi Anglong (Assam)

92.   Awami Party                              E-11/77, New Colony, Hauz Khas Ext.,
                                               Malviya Nagar, New Delhi-110017

93.   B.C. United Front                        15, Saptagiri Nagar, Rethi Bowli,
                                               Hyderabad – 500 028, Andhra Pradesh

94.   Bahujan Ekta Party ( R )                 2151/17A/12, New Patel Nagar,
                                               New Delhi-110008

95.   Bahujan Kisan Dal                        B-7/108-A, Safdarjung Enclave Extn.,
                                               New Delhi – 110 029

96.   Bahujan Loktantrik Party                 G-161, J.J.Colony, Wazirpur, Delhi-110052

97.   Bahujan Republican Party                 H.No.1-7-1046/18, SRT Quarters-18,
                                               Azamabad, Ramnagar,
                                               Hyderabad-500020 (Andhra Pradesh)

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98.    Bahujan Samaj Party (Ambedkar)                 Village & Post Office Segti, Distt. Ambala
                                                      (Haryana)

99.    Bahujan Vikas Party                            B-3/512, J.J.C. Raghubir Nagar,
                                                      New Delhi – 110027

100.   Barak Valley Territory Demand Committee        Swaraj Bhawan, Silehar Road, P.O.,
                                                      P.S. and District - Karimganj, Pin-788711,
                                                      Assam

101.   Bharat Dal                                     Bharat Sevadham Arnayak,
                                                      Krantideep Mourana, Nurpur,
                                                      Distt. Bijnaur (U.P).

102.   Bharat Jan Party                               324, Kailash Nagar, Ghaziabad
                                                      (Uttar Pradesh)

103.   Bharat Ki Lok Jimmedar Party                   3/250, Vishwas Khand, Gomti Nagar,
                                                      Lucknow-226010 (Uttar Pradesh)

104.   Bharat Kranti Rakshak Party                    Purani Bazar, Post Bharwari,
                                                      District Kaushambi, Allahabad,
                                                      Uttar Pradesh.

105.   Bharat Mangalam Parishad                       Jamo Bazar, Hospital Chowk,
                                                      P.O. Jamo Bazar, District Siwan, Bihar

106.   Bharat Nav Jyoti Sangh                         18/25-A, Kursava, Fulbagh,
                                                      Kanpur-208001 (Uttar Pradesh)

107.   Bharat Pensioner’s Front                       R-17, Hauz Khas Enclave,
                                                      New Delhi-110016

108.   Bharat Srijan                                  Geeta Nagar, Balkeshwar, Agra – 282 004,
                                                      Uttar Pradesh

109.   Bharat Vishal Party                            House No. 196, 1st Floor, Gali Batashan,
                                                      Chawri Bazaar, Delhi – 110 006

110.   Bharatha Makkal Congress                       N.30, Veluchetty Street, S.Kadiyur, Jolarpet,
                                                      North Arcot Distt. (Tamil Nadu)

111.   Bharathiya Nethaji Party                       3857, 4th Cross, Gayathri Nagar,
                                                      Bangalore-560021 (Karnataka)

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112.   Bharatiya Ambedkar Party                    Main Bazar, Krishna Nagar, Jaura Fatak,
                                                   Amritsar (Punjab)

113.   Bharatiya Asht Jan Party                    151, C Sector, Second Floor,
                                                   Room No. 203, Inder Puri,
                                                   Bhopal –462022 (M.P.)

114.   Bharatiya Backward Party                    71, Surya Apartments, Fraser Road,
                                                   Patna –800001 (Bihar)

115.   Bharatiya Berozgar Mazdoor Kisan Dal        Bansal Gaon, P.O.Dheghat, Patti Malla,
                                                   Chackaut, Distt- Almora (Uttaranchal)

116.   Bharatiya Democratic Dal                    No. 1A, Gangai Amman Koil,
                                                   Second Street, Vadapalani,
                                                   Chennai-600026 (Tamil Nadu)

117.   Bharatiya Eklavya Party                     Village and Post Belhar Kalan,
                                                   Tehsil Mahdawal, District Sant Kabir Nagar,
                                                   Uttar Pradesh

118.   Bharatiya Ekta Dal                          189, Basant Apartment, Basant Vihar,
                                                   New Delhi – 57

119.   Bharatiya Gaon Taj Dal                      Village-Kuka, P.O. – Maqsudpur,
                                                   District Kapurthala, (Punjab)

120.   Bharatiya Grameen Dal                       Aryavart Prakashan Mandir,
                                                   Bus Stop Gosaiganj, Janpad,
                                                   Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

121.   Bharatiya Hindu Sena                        Amer Bhawan, Amer, Jaipur (Rajasthan)

122.   Bharatiya Jai Jawan Jai Kisan Party         Near Truck Union, Jhajjar,
                                                   Distt-Rohtak (Haryana)

123.   Bharatiya Jan Berojgar Chhatra Dal          Near R.T.O. Office, Hussainganj,
                                                   Siddarth Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

124.   Bharatiya Jan Congress                      5158/XV, Mahalaxmi- Building,
                                                   Behind Ramakrishna Mission,
                                                   Paharganj Lane, New Delhi – 110055

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125.   Bharatiya Jan Jagriti Party               Brijdham Ashram, Ranhera, Tehsil-Chhata,
                                                 District-Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)

126.   Bharatiya Jan Kisan Party                 35-C/2, Jaynteepur, Dhumanganj,
                                                 Allahabad-211011 (Uttar Pradesh)

127.   Bharatiya Jan Sabha                       C/o Raja Ram Yadav,Raghuvir Nagar,
                                                 New Colony, Devaria (U.P)

128.   Bharatiya Jan Vikas Party                 East Ashok Nagar, Post-Gulab House,
                                                 Road No.14A, Kakkarbagh,
                                                 Patna-20, Bihar

129.   Bharatiya Jantantrik Parishad             8/1, Outside Datia Gate,
                                                 Jhansi-284001 (U.P.)

130.   Bharatiya Janvadi Party                   A-559, Shastri Park Extn., Buland Masjid,
                                                 Delhi-110053

131.   Bharatiya Kisan Kamgar Party              214, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi-110049

132.   Bharatiya Kisan Parivartan Party          Nagla Dakhal, Kotla Road,
                                                 Ferozabad-283203, District Ferozabad,
                                                 Uttar Pradesh

133.   Bharatiya Krantikari Kammand Party        214,LIC Colony, Tagore Town
                                                 Allahabad-211002 (U.P.)

134.   Bharatiya Kushal Samaj Party              80 Yards, Harijan Basti, H.No.82,
                                                 Sultan Puri, New Delhi-110041

135.   Bharatiya Labour Party                    B.P. 281, Ravi Nagar, Mughalasarai,
                                                 Varansai -232101 (U.P.)

136.   Bharatiya Lok Kalyan Dal                  Area/Post/Tahsil Bikabur, Distt. Faizabad,
                                                 (Uttar Pradesh)

137.   Bharatiya Lok Nyay Party                  7/103, Awas Vikas Colony, Sikandra Yojna,
                                                 Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

138.   Bharatiya Manav Raksha Dal                Barkhera, Pathani, Bhopal-21
                                                 (Madhya Pradesh)

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139.   Bharatiya Manavata Vikas Party                 133/4, Qutub Enclave, Phase-II,
                                                      New Delhi-110016

140.   Bharatiya Minorities Suraksha Mahasangh        410, Arcadia Building, Sir J.J.Road,
                                                      Opp. J.J.Hospital, Bombay-400008
                                                      (Maharashtra)

141.   Bharatiya Momin Front                          174, Anand Puri, West Boring Canal Road,
                                                      Patna-800001 (Bihar)

142.   Bharatiya Muhabbat Party (All India)           H.No.18184, Chandsar Basti,
                                                      Bhatinda-151001 (Punjab)

143.   Bharatiya Muslim Party (Siddiqui)              Village Surajpur, P.O. Raradeoria,
                                                      Distt. Khiri-262071 (Uttar Pradesh)

144.   Bharatiya Nagrik Party                         Village Kanasi, P.O. Kanasi,
                                                      Distt. Farukhabad-207501 (Uttar Pradesh)

145.   Bharatiya Navshakti Party                      5, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Road,
                                                      New Delhi – 110001

146.   Bharatiya Parivartan Morcha                    3/8, Shah Nagar, Mangla Puri Terminal,
                                                      Palam, New Delhi

147.   Bharatiya Peoples and National                 C/o Hotel Nanda, 5th Cross Gandhinagar,
       Security National Party                        Bangalore-560009 (Karnataka)

148.   Bharatiya Praja Paksha                         No.374/A, I-Floor, I-Block, I-Cross,
                                                      Ravindranath Tagoor Nagar (R.T.Nagar),
                                                      Bangalore-560032 (Karnataka)

149.   Bharatiya Prajatantra Party                    Patel Nagar, Road. No.9,
                                                      Patna-23 (Bihar)

150.   Bharatiya Prajatantrik Shudh Gandhiwadi        Misda, Distt. Janjgeer,
       Krishak Dal                                    Vikas Khand Navgarh,
                                                      Chhattisgadhanchal, Chhattisgarh

151.   Bharatiya Rajiv Congress                       145, A-1, Arjun Nagar, Safdarjung Enclave,
                                                      New Delhi-110029

152.   Bharatiya Rashtravadi Paksha                   Mukut Niwas, Shankardas Desai Street,
                                                      Desaiwaga (Nadiad-387001), Gujarat

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153.   Bharatiya Rashtriya Janhit Party           C-2968, Sapna Colony, Lucknow-226017
                                                  (Uttar Pradesh)

154.   Bharatiya Rashtriya Mazdoor Dal            Naya Sarafa, Gwalior-474001
                                                  (Madhya Pradesh)

155.   Bharatiya Rashtriya Morcha                 Navdiya Fatehgarh, Farukhabad (U.P)

156.   Bharatiya Rashtriya Parishad               E-164, Samastpur Road, Pandav Nagar,
                                                  Delhi-110092

157.   Bharatiya Republican Paksha                Dr.Ambedkar Bhawan,
                                                  Gokuldas Pasta Road, Dadar,
                                                  Bombay-400014 (Maharashtra)

158.   Bharatiya Samaj Dal                        85, Chowk Makandu Ganj, Pratapgarh,
                                                  Uttar Pradesh

159.   Bharatiya Samaj Kalyan Party Bharat        Ravender Electronics,Purani Chungi,
                                                  Agra Road, Hathras, Distt. Aligarh (U.P)

160.   Bharatiya Samajwadi Vikas Party            F-717, Mangolpuri, Delhi-110083

161.   Bharatiya Samata Party                     A-71, Nirman Vihar, New Delhi

162.   Bharatiya Sarvkalayan Kranti Dal           2/643/C, Rambagh Colony,
                                                  Ramghat Road, Aligarh-202001
                                                  (Uttar Pradesh)

163.   Bharatiya Satyarth Sangathan               Bharat Nagar, Prem Vidyalaya,
                                                  Railway Crossing, Beside Sankirtan Kunj,
                                                  Near Birla Mandiar, Varindavan Road,
                                                  G.T.V – 3, Mathura-281003, Uttar Pradesh

164.   Bharatiya Seva Dal                         3-1-236/239/1, First Floor,
                                                  Somasunderam Street,
                                                  Secunderabad-500003 (Andhra Pradesh)

165.   Bharatiya Shramik Dal                      L-238, Vikash Pradhikaran Colony,
                                                  Indira Nagar, Rai Bareilly (U.P.)

166.   Bharatiya Subhash Sena                     Vill. and Post Office:
                                                  Bankasiya Shivratan Singh,
                                                  Janpad-Gonda -271302. (U.P.)

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167.   Bharatiya Surajya Manch                   831, Sector-10, Panchkula-134113,
                                                 Haryana

168.   Bharatiya Yuva Shakti                     B-32-B, New Gupta Colony, Delhi-110009

169.   Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangha                Dr. Ambedkar Bhawan,
                                                 Gokuldas Pasta Road, Dadar,
                                                 Bombay-400014 (Maharashtra)

170.   Bharteey Samajvadi Morcha                 3/1108, Dehradun Chowk
                                                 Saharanpur-247 001 (Uttar Pradesh)

171.   Bharti Krishak Seva Samaj                 Village-Kharkhari Ashram,
                                                 Post-Kharkhoda, District-Meerut
                                                 (Uttar Pradesh)

172.   Bharti Lok Lehar Party                    136, Ajit Nagar, Amritsar (Punjab).

173.   Bharti Nari Sangathan                     Sector-21/5, Indira Nagar, Lucknow,
                                                 Uttar Pradesh

174.   Bharti Sarvadarshi Parishad               86/12, Deputy Ka Padav, Dev Nagar,
                                                 Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

175.   Bhartiya Deshbhakt Party                  92/H/2, Pratap Market, Munirka
                                                 (C/o Somu Press), New Delhi-110067

176.   Bhartiya Gorkha Janashakti                26/2, H.D. Lama Road,
                                                 Darjeeling-734 101, (West Bengal)

177.   Bhartiya Harit Kranti Dal                 Village & P.O. - Sonta,
                                                 Via - Alipur, Kheri,
                                                 Distt. Mujjafar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

178.   Bhartiya Jan Kalyan Party                 199/2, Arjun Nagar, Kaithal-136 027
                                                 (Haryana)

179.   Bhartiya Jana Congress (Rashtriya)        113/70B, Lal Bahadur Shastri Nagar,
                                                 Patna-800023 (Bihar)

180.   Bhartiya Kisan Mazdoor Party              Village And Post Meerpur, Tehsil-Khair,
                                                 Distt. Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh)

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