Republican Party of India (Democratic)

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Flag used by various Dalit parties of India

The Republican Party of India (Democratic), a splinter group of the old Ambedkarite Republican Party of India, was a political party in India.[1] The leader and party president of the party was T.M. Kamble, after Mr. T. M. Kamble's death, Nanda.T.Kamble became the president of this party. Its presence is all over India, among Dalits, vulnerable section of the society and amongst the concern citizens of India and across globe. The Party is struggling to create a sustainable and just society.

After the 2004 election, it had minor representation within the Lok Sabha and was a constituent of the ruling United Progressive Alliance. Its presence is limited to Maharashtra.

On May 5, 2011, the RP(D) had aligned itself with the BJP-led NDA. It was then listed as one of the 26 political allies for prime minister candidate- Narendra Modi.[2]

On 28 September 2015, the RP(D) was one of 16 parties in Maharashtra to lose it's registration for not submitting audited balance sheets and IT return documents since 2005. Thus they have lost their official election symbols.[3]


  1. ^ "Republican Party of India (A)". Retrieved 2015-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Who are Modi's 26 allies in the NDA?". Retrieved 2015-10-02. 
  3. ^ "16 political parties lose election symbols in the absence of balance sheets". Times of India. Retrieved 7 October 2015.