Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)

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Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)
समाजवादी जनता पार्टी (राष्ट्रीय)
Founder Chandra Shekhar
Founded November 5, 1990
Headquarters Narendra Niketan, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi
Youth wing All India Socialist Youth Council
Politics of India
Political parties

Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) (SJP(R)) is an Indian political party founded by Chandra Shekhar, Prime Minister in 1990–91, and led by him until his death on July 8, 2007. Chandra Shekhar was the sole Lok Sabha MP of the party at the time of his death. The party was formed on November 5, 1990 when Chandra Shekhar and Devi Lal broke away from Janata Dal. The party was able to gather 60 MPs and form a government which lasted for four months. H. D. Deve Gowda was one of the MPs that joined SJP(R).[1]

As of 2012 Kamal Morarka, a former cabinet minister in the union Govt headed by Chandra Shekhar, was the head of the party. Party headquarters were located in Narendra Niketan, ITO Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi


  • President – Jayant Kumar Singh (Ballia,Uttar Pradesh)


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