The All India Trinamool Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and Communist Party of India (CPI) all lost their national party status on Monday, while the Aam Aadmi Party acquired it.
RLD in Uttar Pradesh, BRS in Andhra Pradesh, PDA in Manipur, PMK in Pondicherry, RSP in West Bengal, and MPC in Mizoram all had their state party status revoked by the Commission in a Monday order.
The AAP has been recognized as a national party, according to the Commission, based on its election performance in the states of Delhi, Goa, Punjab, and Gujarat.
The NCP, CPI, and Trinamool Congress’ status as national political parties would be revoked, according to the poll panel.
National parties today include the BJP, Congress, CPI(M), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), National People’s Party (NPP), and AAP.
According to the Commission, the Trinamool Congress and NCP will be recognised as state parties in Meghalaya and Nagaland, respectively, on the basus of their performance from the recently concluded assembly elections.
Also, it gave the Voice of the People Party in Meghalaya, the Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) in Nagaland, and the Tipra Motha in Tripura the status of “recognised state political party.”