Indian General Election Results – 1998

 
Parties Seats Won Change Votes%
BHARATIYA JANTA PARTY(BJP) 182 21 26%
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (INC) 141 1 26%
OTHER STATE / UNRECOGNISED PARTIES 42 (19) 9%
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA (MARXIST)( CPM) 32 0 5%
SAMAJWADI PARTY(SP) 20 3 5%
ALL INDIA ANNA DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAGAM(AIADMK) 18 18 2%
RASHTRIYA JANATA DAL* 17 17 3%
SAMATA PARTY(SAP) 12 4 2%
TELUGU DESAM PARTY(TDP) 12 (4) 3%
COMMUNIST  PARTY OF INDIA (CPI) 9 (3) 2%
BIJU JANATA DAL* 9 9 1%
AKALI DAL 8 0 1%
ALL INDIA TRINAMOOL CONGRESS (TMC)** 7 7 2%
JANTA DAL (JD) 6 (40) 3%
INDEPENDENT(IND) 6 (3) 2%
SHIV SENA (SS) 6 6 2%
DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAGAM(DMK) 6 (11) 1%
BAHUJAN SAMAJ PARTY( BSP) 5 (6) 5%
REVOLUTIONIST SOCIALIST PARTY (RSP) 5 0 1%
TOTAL 543   100%

*Formed as an offshoot of Janata Dal by Lalu Yadav and Biju Patnaik respectively.

**Formed as an offshoot of Congress by Mamata Banerjee.

Source: Statistical Report, Election Commission, 1998 & Wikipedia

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