Registration of political parties

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.   Registration of political parties Context: The Election Commission has received an application from Captain Amarinder Singh for registration of his new political outfit called Punjab Lok Congress Party under section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.   What …

Registration of political parties

Topics Covered: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. Registration of political parties: Context: As per Association For Democratic Reforms (ADR)’s latest report: The contribution reports of only 78 (3.39%) of the total 2,301 registered unrecognised political parties are available in the public domain for 2018-19. The reports of only 82 such parties (3.56%) for …