Indian General Election Results – 1957

Name of Party

Seats Won

Change

Vote %

INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC)

371

7

48%

COMMUNIST  PARTY OF INDIA (CPI)

27

11

9%

PRAJA SOCIALIST PARTY (PSP)

19

(2)

10%

BHARTIYA JAN SANGH(BJS)

4

1

6%

OTHER NATIONAL PARTIES

0

(14)

0%

OTHER STATE PARTIES

31

(3)

8%

INDEPENDENTS (IND)

42

5

19%

Source: Statistical Report, Election Commission of India, 1957

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