Bharatiya Janata Pairty

(Reguidit frae BJP)

The Bharatiya Janata Pairty (Aboot this soondpronunciation ; "Indie Fowk's Pairty"; BJP) is ane o the twa major pairties in the Indian poleetical seestem, the ither bein the Indian Naitional Congress.

Bharatiya Janata Party
Pairlamentar ChairpersonNarendra Modi
Lok Sabha leaderNarendra Modi
(Prime Meenister)
Rajya Sabha leaderThawar Chand Gehlot
(Meenister o Social Juistice an Empouerment)
FoonditDecember 1980
Precedit biBharatiya Jana Sangh
Heidquarters11 Ashoka Road,
New Delhi 110001
NewspaperKamal Sandesh
Student weengAkhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad
Youth weengBharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha
Weemen's weengBJP Mahila Morcha
Paisant's weengBJP Kisan Morcha
IdeologyIntegral humanism
Hindu naitionalism (Hindutva)
Social conservatism
Poleetical poseetionRicht-wing[1][2][3]
ECI StatusNaitional Party
AllianceNaitional Democratic Alliance (NDA)
Seats in Lok Sabha
303 / 545
(currently 541 members + 1 speaker)
Seats in Rajya Sabha
78 / 245
(currently 242 members)[4]
Nummer o states an union territories in govrenment
18 / 31


  1. Stein, Burton; Arnold, David (2010). A History of India (Second ed.). Wiley-Blackwell. p. 410.
  2. Halarnkar, Samar (13 Juin 2012). "Narendra Modi makes his move". BBC News. The right-wing Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), India's primary opposition party
  3. DiSilvio, Joseph D. (Spring 2007). "Rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party in India" (PDF). The Orator. 2 (1). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 24 October 2013. Retrieved 17 Mey 2014. The rise of the BJP and other right-wing Hindu nationalist political parties...
  4. "STRENGTHWISE PARTY POSITION IN THE RAJYA SABHA". Rajya Sabha. Archived frae the original on 6 Juin 2017. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) Archived 2018-12-24 at the Wayback Machine