Swatantra Bharat Paksh
|Leader||Sharad Anantrao Joshi, Wamanrao Chatap|
|Rajya Sabha Leader||Sharad Anantrao Joshi|
|Preceded by||Sharad Anantrao Joshi|
|Headquarters||A-4, Purnam Center Point, Opp. Gaikwad Class, Kahneri Wadi CBS, District Nashik|
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The Swatantra Bharat Paksh (translation: Independent India Party; abbr. SBP) is a liberal political party in Maharashtra, India, established in 1994 by Sharad Anantrao Joshi (former Shetkari Sanghatana leader). It claims its roots in the Swatantra Party of C. Rajagopalachari. It won one seat in the 2004 Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha election, successfully contested by Wamanrao Chatap from the Rajura constituency. In total, the party had launched 7 candidates. It also holds one Rajya Sabha seat, represented by Sharad Anantrao Joshi.
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