All India N.R. Congress

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All India N.R Congress
Leader N. Rangaswamy
Founded 7 February 2011
Headquarters Pondicherry, Puducherry
Ideology Social Democratic/Populist
Political position Centrism
ECI Status State Party
Alliance NDA
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Election symbol
Politics of India
Political parties

All India N.R. Congress (AINRC) is a regional political party formed by the current Chief Minister of Puducherry, N. Rangaswamy in the Indian union territory of Puducherry along the lines of the regional Dravidian political parties.[1] He announced the party formation on 7 February 2011 in the party's head office in Pondicherry.

The official website states expansion of N.R. in the parties name as Namathu Rajiyam (meaning our kingdom). These letters are also the initials of the party founder N. Rangasamy.

The party's official motto is Simplicity, Fairness and Transparency.

2014 Lok Sabha Election[edit]

Chief Minister N. Rangasamy announced that R. Radhakrishnan, former Speaker of Puducherry Assembly, would be the AINRC candidate for the Puducherry constituency.[2] The Candidate won the lone Lok Sabha Seat.