List of political parties in India
India has a multi-party system with a predominance of small regional parties. Political parties that wish to contest local, state or national elections are required to be registered in four or more states, and thus recognised as a "National party" by the EC. Otherwise, it is known as a "State Party."
Political parties (State wise list)
- List of recognised political parties in India
- List of political parties
- List of politicians from Bihar
- Subrata K. Mitra and V.B. Singh. 1999. Democracy and Social Change in India: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the National Electorate. New Delhi: Sage Publications. ISBN 81-7036-809-X (India HB) ISBN 0-7619-9344-4 (U.S. HB).
- Subrata K. Mitra, Mike Enskat, Clemens Spiess (eds.). 2004. Political Parties in South Asia. Greenwood: Praeger.