Lok Sabha Polls 2019: India now has 2,293 political parties, 149 registered between January and March
The Election Commission of India's latest data on political parties, registered till March 9, a day before the Lok Sabha elections were announced, revealed that the country is having a total of 2,293 political parties.
They include seven "recognised national" and 59 "recognised state" parties.In fact, 149 political parties were registered with the poll panel between February and March on the eve of the announcement of the poll schedule.
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