1954 elections in India

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Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

Legislative Assembly elections in India were conducted for Patiala & East Punjab States Union legislative assembly and Travancore-Cochin legislative assembly in 1954. In Patiala & East Punjab States Union, Indian National Congress won an absolute majority.[1] While in Travancore-Cochin, no single party got the majority.[2]

Patiala & East Punjab States Union[edit]

Political Party Seats
Contested
Seats
Won
Votes Votes % [1]
Indian National Congress 60 37 696979 43.27
Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann Group) 33 10 334423 20.76
Shiromani Akali Dal (Raman Group) 22 2 119301 7.41
Bharatiya Jana Sangh 11 0 17505 1.09
Communist Party of India 10 4 97690 6.06
Praja Socialist Party 4 0 2224 0.14
Independent 139 7 342787 21.28
Total 279 60 1610909

Travancore-Cochin[edit]

Political Party Seats
Contested
Seats
Won
Votes Votes % [2]
Indian National Congress 115 45 1762820 45.32
Praja Socialist Party 38 19 632623 16.26
Communist Party of India 36 23 652613 16.78
Travancore Tamil Nadu Congress 16 12 237411 6.10
Revolutionary Socialist Party 12 9 212354 5.46
Bharatiya Jana Sangh 1 0 403 0.01
Independent 139 7 342787 21.28
Total 265 117 3889836

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