Parliamentary Elections in India
Most important elections are parliamentary elections, which are held every 5 years. Total 543 parliamentary constituencies are present in India and at least 50% are required to form the government. Minimum 272 seats are required by a party or alliance to form the central government in India. In last Lok Sabha elections, which were held in 2014, BJP won the elections with the majority. INC and BJP have been the main political party, which have been competing to form central government by winning these elections. Before 2014 elections, INC ruled for two consecutive term in the county. Prime Minister of India is also chosen by the winning party.
Assembly elections in India
State assembly elections also held every 5 years and known as Vidhan Sabha Chunav in Hindi. India has 29 States 7 Union territories. At least 50% of seats are required to win by a party or alliance to form the Government in state or union territory.
Elections in 2017
Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017
|Quick Facts - Uttar Pradesh|
|Seats Required to form Government||202|
|Ruling Party||Samajwadi Party (SP)|
|Chief Minister||Akhilesh Yadav|
Know more: Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017You may also check: Assembly Constituencies and Uttar Pradesh Opinion Poll.
Punjab Elections 2017
|Quick Facts - Punjab|
|Seats Required to form Government||59|
|Ruling Party||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|Chief Minister||Parkash Singh Badal|
Know more: Punjab Elections 2017You may also check: Assembly Constituencies and Punjab Opinion Poll.