National Democratic Alliance
|Lok Sabha leader||Narendra Modi|
|Rajya Sabha leader||Thawar Chand Gehlot|
(Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment)
|Founder||Lal Krishna Advani and
Atal Bihari Vajpayee |
(Bharatiya Janata Party)
|Political position||Centre-right to right-wing|
|Seats in Lok Sabha|
335 / 543
|Seats in Rajya Sabha|
118 / 245
|Seats in State Legislative Assemblies||See § Strength in legislative assemblies|
National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is an Indian political alliance made up of predominantly right-wing political parties and led by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). It was founded in 1998 and currently controls the Indian union government as well as the government of 18 Indian states.
Its first chairman was Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. L. K. Advani, the former Deputy Prime Minister, took over as chairman in 2004 and served until 2014, and Amit Shah has been the chairman since 2014. The coalition ruled from 1998 to 2004. The alliance returned to power in the 2014 general elections with a combined vote share of 38.5%. Its leader, Narendra Modi, was sworn in as Prime Minister of India on 26 May 2014. In the 2019 general election, the alliance further increased its tally to 353 seats with combined vote share of 45.43%.
The NDA was formed in May 1998 as a coalition to contest the general elections. The main aim of the NDA was to form a anti-Congress coalition. It was led by the BJP, and included several regional parties, including the Samta Party and the AIADMK, as well as Shiv Sena,But Shiv Sena broke the collation in January 2018, the only member which shared the Hindutva ideology of the BJP. After the election, it was able to muster a slim majority with outside support from the Telugu Desam Party, allowing Atal Bihari Vajpayee to return as prime minister.
The government collapsed within a year because the AIADMK withdrew its support. After the entry of a few more regional parties, the NDA proceeded to win the 1999 elections with a larger majority. Vajpayee became Prime Minister for a third time, and this time served a full five-year term.
The NDA called elections in early 2004, six months ahead of schedule. Its campaign was based around the slogan of "India Shining" which attempted to depict the NDA government as responsible for a rapid economic transformation of the country. However, the NDA suffered a defeat, winning only a 186 seats in the Lok Sabha, compared to the 222 of the United Progressive Alliance led by the Congress, with Manmohan Singh succeeding Vajpayee as prime minister. Commentators have argued that the NDA's defeat was due to a failure to reach out to the rural masses.
The National Democratic Alliance does not have a formal governing structure such as an executive board or politburo. It has been up to the leaders of the individual parties to make decisions on issues such as sharing of seats in elections, allocation of ministries and the issues that are raised in Parliament. Given the varied ideologies among the parties, there have been many cases of disagreement and split voting among the allies.
Owing to ill health, George Fernandes, who was the NDA convener until 2008, was discharged of his responsibility and replaced by Sharad Yadav, the then national president of the JD(U) political party. On 16 June 2013, the JD(U) left the coalition and Sharad Yadav resigned from the role of the NDA convener. Then the CM of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu was made the NDA convener.
On 27 July 2017 JD(U) with the help of BJP formed the government in Bihar. Later, on 19 August 2017 JD(U) formally rejoined the NDA after 4 years.
Strength in parliament
|Party||Lok Sabha||Rajya Sabha||Party Status|
The BJP has previously been the sole party in power in Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Rajasthan. It has also ruled Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Punjab, Odisha and Puducherry as part of coalition and alliance governments.
The BJP has never been in power in 3 states - Kerala, Telangana (between 1999 and 2004 BJP in alliance with TDP ruled a United Andhra Pradesh) and West Bengal. But BJP led NDA has ruled many local governing institutions including corporations, municipalities, panchayats and has also been elected to many Lok Sabha constituencies, state assembly constituencies and local body divisions and wards in these 3 states.
List of current NDA governments
Strength in legislative assemblies
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NDA's Strength in State Legislative Assemblies
List of presidents and vice presidents
Note: Refers to nomination by alliance, as the offices of President and Vice President are apolitical.
|Term of office
Time in office
|Previous post||Vice president||Party|
|11||Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
|25 July 2002||24 July 2007||Chief Scientific Advisor to the
|Krishan Kant (2002)
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (2002–07)
|5 years, 0 days|
|Kalam was an educator and engineer who played a leading role in the development of India's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs. He also received the Bharat Ratna. He was popularly known as "People's President".|
|14||Ram Nath Kovind
|25 July 2017||Incumbent
(Term ends on 25 July 2022)
|Governor of Bihar||Mohammad Hamid Ansari (2017)
Venkaiah Naidu (2017–Incumbent)
|Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3 years, 288 days|
|Kovind was governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 and a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2006. He is the second Dalit president (after K. R. Narayanan) and is the first president from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is an active member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since his youth.|
|Took office||Left office||Term||President(s)||Party|
|11||Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
|19 August 2002||21 July 2007||4 years, 273 days||A. P. J. Abdul Kalam||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|13||Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu
|11 August 2017||Incumbent||3 years, 271 days||Ram Nath Kovind||Bharatiya Janata Party|
List of prime ministers
|No.||Prime ministers||Portrait||Term in office||Lok Sabha||Cabinet||Constituency|
|1||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||19 March 1998||10 October 1999||6 years, 64 days||12th||Vajpayee II||Lucknow|
|10 October 1999||22 May 2004||13th||Vajpayee III|
|2||Narendra Modi||26 May 2014||(Incumbent)||6 years, 348 days||16th||Modi I||Varanasi|
List of current chief ministers
|1.||Arunachal Pradesh||Pema Khandu||Pema Khandu II|
|2.||Assam||Himanta Biswa Sarma||N/A|
|3.||Bihar||Nitish Kumar||Nitish Kumar VII|
|4.||Goa||Pramod Sawant||Pramod Sawant I|
|5.||Gujarat||Vijay Rupani||Vijay Rupani II|
|6.||Haryana||Manohar Lal Khattar||Manohar Lal Khattar II|
|7.||Himachal Pradesh||Jai Ram Thakur||Jai Ram Thakur I|
|8.||Karnataka||B. S. Yediyurappa||B. S. Yediyurappa IV|
|9.||Madhya Pradesh||Shivraj Singh Chouhan||Shivraj Singh Chouhan IV|
|10.||Manipur||N. Biren Singh||N. Biren Singh I|
|11.||Meghalaya||Conrad Sangma||Conrad Sangma I|
|13.||Nagaland||Neiphiu Rio||Neiphiu Rio IV|
|15.||Sikkim||Prem Singh Tamang||Prem Singh Tamang I|
|16.||Tripura||Biplab Kumar Deb||Biplab Kumar Deb I|
|17.||Uttar Pradesh||Yogi Adityanath||Yogi Adityanath I|
|18.||Uttarakhand||Tirath Singh Rawat||Tirath Singh Rawat I|
List of deputy chief ministers
|1.||Arunachal Pradesh||Chowna Mein|
|8.||Karnataka||C. N. Ashwath Narayan|
|11.||Manipur||Yumnam Joykumar Singh|
|15.||Tripura||Jishnu Dev Varma|
|16.||Uttar Pradesh||Dinesh Sharma|
|17.||Keshav Prasad Maurya|
Candidates in elections
Lok Sabha general elections
- 2019 Indian General Election
- 2014 Indian General Election
- 2009 Indian General Election
- 2004 Indian General Election
- 1999 Indian General Election
- 1998 Indian General Election
Alliance electoral history
For Lok Sabha Election 2019
|#||Party||Alliance in states||Seats
|1||Bharatiya Janata Party||All States and UTs||437||303||134|||
|3||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||20||1||19|||
|4||Janata Dal (United)||Bihar||17||16||1|||
|5||Shiromani Akali Dal||Punjab||10||2||8|||
|6||Pattali Makkal Katchi||Tamil Nadu||7||0||7|||
|7||Lok Janshakti Party||Bihar||6||6||0|||
|8||Bharath Dharma Jana Sena||Kerala||4||0||4|||
|9||Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||4||0||4|||
|10||Asom Gana Parishad||Assam||3||0||3|
|11||Apna Dal (Sonelal)||Uttar Pradesh||2||2||0|
|12||All Jharkhand Students Union||Jharkhand||1||1||0|
|13||Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party||Nagaland||1||1||0|
|14||Rashtriya Loktantrik Party||Rajasthan||1||1||0|
|15||Tamil Maanila Congress||Tamil Nadu||1||0||1|||
|16||Puthiya Needhi Katchi||Tamil Nadu||1||0||1|||
|17||Puthiya Tamilagam||Tamil Nadu||1||0||1|||
|18||Bodoland People's Front||Assam||1||0||1|||
|19||Kerala Congress (Thomas)||Kerala||1||0||1|||
|20||All India N.R. Congress||Pudhucherry||1||0||1|||
|21||Sumalatha (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
Note:- Contested On AIADMK Symbol Two Leaves Symbol
For Lok Sabha Election 2014
Note:- Contested On BJP Symbol Lotus
For Lok Sabha Election 2009
|#||Party||Alliance in states||Seats
|1||Bharatiya Janata Party||All States and UTs||433||116||317|||
|2||Janata Dal (United)||
|4||Shiromani Akali Dal||Punjab||10||4||6|
|5||Rashtriya Lok Dal||Uttar Pradesh||7||5||2|
|6||Asom Gana Parishad||Assam||6||1||5|
|7||Indian National Lok Dal||Haryana||5||0||5|
|8||Naga People's Front||Nagaland||1||1||0|
|9||Ajitrao Ghorpade (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|10||H. Lallungmuana (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
For Lok Sabha Election 2004
|#||Party||Alliance in states||Seats
|1||Bharatiya Janata Party||All States and UTs||364||138||226|
|2||Janata Dal (United)||
|3||Telugu Desam Party||Andhra Pradesh||33||5||28|
|4||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||33||0||33|
|5||All India Trinamool Congress||
|7||Biju Janata Dal||Orissa||12||11||1|
|8||Shiromani Akali Dal||Punjab||10||8||2|
|9||Indian Federal Democratic Party||Kerala||1||1||0|
|10||Sikkim Democratic Front||Sikkim||1||1||0|
|11||Naga People's Front||Nagaland||1||1||0|
|12||Mizo National Front||Mizoram||1||1||0|
|13||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|Total NDA Candidates||543||189||354|
For Lok Sabha Election 1999
|#||Party||Alliance in states||Seats
|1||Bharatiya Janata Party||All States and UTs||339||182||157|
|2||Janata Dal (United)||
|3||Telugu Desam Party||Andhra Pradesh||34||29||5|
|4||All India Trinamool Congress||
|6||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||19||12||7|
|7||Biju Janata Dal||Orissa||12||10||2|
|8||Shiromani Akali Dal||Punjab||9||2||7|
|9||Pattali Makkal Katchi||
|10||Indian National Lok Dal||Haryana||5||5||0|
|11||Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||5||4||1|
|12||Akhil Bharatiya Loktantrik Congress||Uttar Pradesh||4||2||2|
|13||Bihar People's Party||Bihar||2||0||2|
|14||Himachal Vikas Congress||Himachal Pradesh||1||1||0|
|15||Manipur State Congress Party||Manipur||1||1||0|
|16||MGR Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||1||1||0|
|17||Sikkim Democratic Front||Sikkim||1||1||0|
|18||Tamizhaga Rajiv Congress||Tamil Nadu||1||0||1|
|19||Democratic Bahujan Samaj Morcha||Punjab||1||0||1|
|20||Arunachal Congress||Arunachal Pradesh||1||0||1|
|21||Socialist Republican Party||Kerala||1||0||1|
|22||Maneka Gandhi (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|23||Vanlalzawma (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|24||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|25||Pawan Pandey (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|26||Natabar Bagdi (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|27||Elwin Teron (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|Total NDA Candidates||543||302||241|
For Lok Sabha Election 1998
|#||Party||Alliance in states||Seats
|1||Bharatiya Janata Party||All States and UTs||388||182||206|
|2||West Bengal Trinamool Congress||West Bengal||28||7||21|
|3||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||
|6||Biju Janata Dal||Orissa||12||9||3|
|8||Shiromani Akali Dal||Punjab||8||8||0|
|9||Pattali Makkal Katchi||Tamil Nadu||5||4||1|
|10||Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||5||3||2|
|11||Haryana Vikas Party||Haryana||4||1||3|
|12||NTR Telugu Desam Party (LP)||Andhra Pradesh||3||0||3|
|14||Manipur State Congress Party||Manipur||1||1||0|
|15||Janata Party||Tamil Nadu||1||1||0|
|16||Sikkim Democratic Front||Sikkim||1||1||0|
|17||Satnam Singh Kainth (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|18||Vazhappady K. Ramamurthy (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|19||Maneka Gandhi (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|20||Suresh Kalmadi (Independent candidate)
supported by BJP
|Total NDA Candidates||541||261||280|
|Party||Base State||Year of withdrawal||Reason for withdrawal|
|Lok Shakti||Bihar||1999||Merged with Janata Dal (United) for 1999 Elections|
|J & K National Conference||Jammu and Kashmir||2002||Blaming the BJP for its loss in the Jammu and Kashmir state elections.|
|Samta Party||Bihar||2003||Merged with Janata Dal (United) in 2003|
|Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||2004||Aligned with Congress Party during 2004 elections|
|Haryana Vikas Party||Haryana||2004||Merged with Congress|
|Indian Federal Democratic Party||Kerala||2004||Following the 2004 election, Merged with Kerala Congress|
|All India Trinamool Congress||National Party||2007||Aligned with the Congress party before the 2009 elections.|
|Janata Dal (Secular)||Karnataka||2007||Left the alliance in 2007 Due To Not Signing Of MOU|
|Indian National Lok Dal||Haryana||2009||Left due to seat sharing disagreements during assembly elections 2009.|
|Biju Janata Dal||Odisha||2009||Left the alliance just over a month before the 2009 elections.|
|Telangana Rashtra Samithi||Telangana||2009||Left the alliance post defeat in 2009 election.|
|Ladakh Union Territory Front||Jammu and Kashmir||2010||Merged with BJP.|
|Kamtapur Progressive Party||West Bengal||2010||Withdrew Support due to Merger with Kamtapur People's Party.|
|Uttarakhand Kranti Dal||Uttarakhand||2012||Withdrew Support before State Elections|
|Rashtriya Lok Dal||Uttar Pradesh||2012||Has allied with Congress for 2012 Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly election|
|Jharkhand Mukti Morcha||Jharkhand||2012||Withdrew from alliance in 2012|
|Janata Party||Tamil Nadu||2013||Merged with BJP|
|Haryana Janhit Congress (BL)||Haryana||2014||Withdrew from alliance before 2014 Haryana Legislative Assembly election Merged with Congress in 2016|
|Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||2014||Withdrew alliance in a view to Tamil Nadu Elections 2016|
|Kerala Congress (Nationalist) (Noble Mathew)||Kerala||2016||Merged with BJP|
|Kerala Janapaksham||Kerala||2016||Merged with BJP|
|Revolutionary Socialist Party of Kerala (Bolshevik)||Kerala||2016||Withdrew alliance in a view to 2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election|
|Maraland Democratic Front||Mizoram||2017||Merged with BJP|
|Swabhimani Paksha||Maharashtra||2017||Broke the alliance|
|Telugu Desam Party||Andhra Pradesh||2018||Withdrawn Support from NDA on 16 March 2018 over the demand of Special Category status to Andhra Pradesh and failure to Implement the corresponding Bifurcation Act.|
|Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party||Jammu and Kashmir||2018||BJP withdrawn support from JKPDP-led government on 19 June 2018.|
|Rashtriya Lok Samata Party||Bihar||2018||Withdrawn from NDA ahead of 2019 Indian general election.|
|Gorkha Janmukti Morcha||West Bengal||2019||Withdrawn from NDA ahead of 2019 Indian general election.|
|Janadhipathya Samrakshana Samithi (Rajan Babu)||Kerala||2019||Merged with Janadhipathya Samrakshana Samithi|
|Pravasi Nivasi Party||Kerala||2019||Withdrawn from NDA ahead of 2019 Indian general election|
|Janadhipathya Rashtriya Sabha||Kerala||2019|
|Kerala Vikas Congress||Kerala||2019||One faction merged with Kerala Congress (B), one faction still in NDA.|
|Shiv Sena||Maharashtra||2019||Disagreement over power sharing after 2019 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election|
|Shiromani Akali Dal||Punjab||2020||Broke alliance on the issue of 3 Agriculture reforms Laws.|
|Bodoland People's Front||Assam||2020||Alliance broken ahead of 2020 Bodoland Territorial Council election.|
|Gorkha Janmukti Morcha||West Bengal||2020||Has allied with All India Trinamool Congress.|
|Rashtriya Loktantrik Party||Rajasthan||2020||Broke alliance on the issue of 3 agriculture reforms laws|
|Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam||Tamil Nadu||2021||Broke alliance for not issuing demanded number of constituency in 2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election|
|Goa Forward Party||Goa||2021||Broke alliance over concerns for the environment and alleged that the BJP were apathetic towards unemployed Goans.|
- Kuldeep Bishnoi led Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) Joined NDA.
- Ramdas Athawale led Republican Party of India (A) Joined NDA.
- Ajit Singh led Rashtriya Lok Dal withdrawn from the NDA.
- Presidential election
- Vice-Presidential election
- Jaswant Singh was named as the candidate for the post of Vice-President against UPA's Hamid Ansari. Ansari won his second term in office.
- On 1 January 2014, Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhhagam leader Vaiko has announced that MDMK formally joined back to NDA.
- Vaiko also announced Modi will be the best candidate for Prime Minister.
- The two small parties viz Kongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam and Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi have also joined NDA Alliance.
- The BJP would like Two more southern parties such as Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam, Pattali Makkal Katchi to also join the alliance.
- In Maharashtra, two regional political outfits, Swabhimani Paksha and Rashtriya Samaj Paksha, joined NDA in January.
- The coalition of Five parties is termed as Mahayuti. So in Maharashtra now NDA alliance consist of 5 Parties viz BJP, Shiv Sena, Republican Party of India, Swabhimani Paksha and Rashtriya Samaj Paksha.
- On 23 February 2014, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party led by Upendra Kushwaha joined NDA and will be contesting at 3 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.
- On 27 February 2014 Lok Janshakti Party led by Ram Vilas Paswan joined NDA It would contest at 7 Lok Sabha Seats in Bihar during 2014 Elections.
- DMDK will be fighting Lok Sabha Election through an alliance with BJP led NDA.
- Pattali Makkal Katchi led Social Democratic Alliance are the other allies of NDA in Tamil Nadu.
- Maharashtra Navnirman Sena : Its President, Raj Thackeray announced external support to NDA on 9 March 2014 which is marked as Party's formation day, supporting Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial Candidate.
- Indian National Lok Dal : Its Gen. Sec., Sh. Ajay Singh Chautala announced external support to NDA, supporting Sh. Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial Candidate.
- Lok Satta Party : President Shri J P Narayan announced external support to NDA, supporting Sh. Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial Candidate
- All India NR Congress (AINRC) formally joined NDA on 13 March 2014 and will be contesting in Puducherry.
- Telugu Desam Party (TDP) rejoined NDA on 6 April, after breaking alliance in 2004 post general election defeat.
- Shiv Sena Though Shiv Sena has quit Mahayuti in Maharashtra, before Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Elections 2014, but has decided to remain with NDA at the Centre.
- All Jharkhand Students Union clinched an alliance with BJP for Jharkhand Assembly elections under which its junior partner will contest eight of the 81 seats in the state.
- Bharatiya Janata Party on 27 February 2015 clinched an alliance with People's Democratic Party for Government Formation in Jammu and Kashmir under which its CM will be from PDP.
- In the month of November, BJP alliance lost the legislative assembly election in Bihar to the Mahagathbandhan comprising JD(U), RJD and the INC.
- In January 2016, Bharatiya Janata Party clinched an alliance with Bodoland People's Front in Assam.
- In March 2016, after a meeting with AGP President Atul Bora and Former Chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, BJP formed an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad for upcoming Assam legislative assembly election 2016.
- BJP also aligned with Rabha and Tiwa Tribe outfit Rabha Jatiya Aikya Manch and Tiwa Jatiya Aikya Manch.
- In March 2016, BJP forged an alliance with Kerala-based Ezhava outfit Bharath Dharma Jana Sena Party for Kerala Elections 2016.
- Following BJP's victory in the Assam Legislative Assembly Elections 2016, the party formed an alliance of like-minded non-Congress parties in the Northeast, called the North-East Democratic Alliance, consisting of 11 regional parties of Northeast India.
- Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP leader from Assam has been appointed Convener of the regional alliance.
- On 21 December 2016, Khandu was suspended from the party by the party president and Takam Pario was named as the next likely Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh replacing Khandu after People's Party of Arunachal suspended Khandu along with 6 other MLAs.
- In December 2016, Khandu proved majority on the floor with 33 of the People's Party of Arunachal’s 43 legislators joining the Bharatiya Janata Party as the BJP party increased its strength to 45 and it has the support of two independents. He became second Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh of Bharatiya Janata Party in Arunachal Pradesh after the 44 days lead Gegong Apang government in 2003.
- In January 2017, Bharatiya Janata Party's alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party in Goa and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra came together to contest Goa Legislative Assembly election in 2017 against the BJP with another Sangh Pariwar group called Goa Suraksha Manch.
- The results of the 2017 Goa Assembly election gave rise to a hung assembly since no political party could achieve a complete majority of 21 in the 40 member Goa Legislative Assembly.
- The Indian National Congress emerged the largest party with 17 seats but ultimately, the Bharatiya Janata Party which emerged victorious in 13 constituencies formed the government with the support of the Goa Forward Party, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and independents.
- The Goa Forward Party expressed its support to the Bharatiya Janata Party on the condition that the then Union Defence Minister of India Manohar Parrikar would return to Goa as the Chief Minister of Goa.
- On 15 March 2017, N. Biren Singh was sworn as the Chief Minister by having coalition with NPP, NPF, LJP and others, the first time that BJP formed a government in Manipur, though the INC emerged as the single largest party.
- On 27 July 2017, Janata Dal (United) rejoined NDA and formed a coalition government with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar with Nitish Kumar as the Chief Minister and Sushil Kumar Modi as the Deputy Chief Minister, and with that BJP completed its domination in Hindi belt.
- On 9 March 2018, Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn as the Chief Minister having a pre-poll alliance with IPFT, the first time that BJP formed a government in Tripura.
- Telugu Desam Party (TDP) withdrew from the NDA on 16 March 2018 due To Andhra Pradesh Special Category Status .
- Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) withdrew from the NDA on 10 December 2018, citing a lack of progress on development in Bihar.
- In December 2018's state elections, the NDA lost elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh to the INC. In Chhattisgarh, BJP was defeated by the INC with 3/4th majority. It was also defeated by the TRS in Telangana and BJP managed to win only 1 seat out of the 119 constituencies in Telangana
- On 7 January 2019, the AGP withdrew from the NDA and also from the Assam Government on the issue of citizenship amendment bill.
- On 21 January 2019, the GJM withdrew from the NDA and extended the support to Mamata Banerjee .
- On 19 February 2019, AIADMK and PMK rejoined NDA and BJP announced that "They will contest 5 Lok sabha seats in Tamil Nadu".
- On 19 February 2019, Pattali Makkal Katchi rejoined NDA
- BJP announced that "They will contest 5 Lok sabha seats in Tamil Nadu".
- On 10 March 2019, DMDK rejoined NDA.
- On 8 March 2019 in Sikkim, BJP joined hands with opposition party SKM
- On 12 March 2019 in Assam, BJP joined hands with old ally AGP
- On 12 March 2019 in Maharashtra, Rayat Kranti Sanghatana is a part of NDA
- On 25 March 2019 in Tamil Nadu, Puthiya Needhi Katchi is a part of Alliance
- On 4 April 2019 in Rajasthan, BJP joined hands with the RLP
- On 5 April 2019 in Uttar Pradesh, Nishad Party joined hands with NDA
- On 25 October 2019 in Haryana,
JJP joined hands with NDA to forming a stable government at Haryana with BJP
- On 11 November 2019 in Maharashtra,
Shiv Sena exited from the NDA, as BJP is not wiling to agree for Sharing CM Post with Shiv Sena to form government in Maharashtra.
- On 15 November 2019 in Jharkhand,
BJP, AJSU sever ties in Jharkhand days before Assembly elections 2019.
- On 23 November 2019 in Maharashtra, NCP (Ajit Pawar Faction) joined NDA, Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister.
- On 26 November 2019 in Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister.With immediate effect Devendra Fadnvis also resigns from the post of CM of Maharashtra.He is the 1st Cm of Maharashtra who serves only 79 hours as a CM of Maharashtra.
- On 16 January 2020 Jana Sena of Pawan Kalyan announced that tying up with Bharatiya Janata Party in Andhra Pradesh, this decision came after Chief minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's intention to decentralise the capital, instead of developing Amaravati.
- Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) led by Babulal Marandi merged with the Bharatiya Janata Party on 17 February 2020, at Jagannathpur Maidan, Ranchi in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda and former Chief Ministers of Jharkhand Arjun Munda and Raghubar Das. Earlier, Marandi expelled MLAs Pradeep Yadav and Bandhu Tirkey from the party for "anti-party activities". Both of them later joined Indian National Congress in its Delhi headquarters.
- In August 2020, Hindustani Awam Morcha re-joined NDA & granted 7 seats to contest in 2020 Bihar Legislative Assembly election.
- Shiromani Akali Dal announced leaving NDA in September 2020.
- In October 2020, the Vikassheel Insaan Party which had left the Mahagathbandhan (Bihar) joined the National Democratic Alliance and was granted 11 seats to contest
- In October 2020, The All Jharkhand Students Union re-joined NDA.
- In October 2020, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha broken the alliance ahead of 2021 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election and allied with All India Trinamool Congress.
- In October 2020, Kerala Congress (Thomas) broken the alliance ahead of 2021 Kerala Legislative Assembly election and allied with United Democratic Front.
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