Indian General Election Results – 1962

Name of Party Seats Won Change Votes %
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC) 361 (10) 45%
COMMUNIST  PARTY OF INDIA (CPI) 29 2 10%
PRAJA SOCIALIST PARTY (PSP) 12 (7) 7%
BHARTIYA JAN SANGH(BJS) 14 10 6%
SOCIALIST (SOC) 6 6 3%
SWATANTRA(SWA) 18 18 8%
OTHER STATE PARTIES 28 (3) 9%
REGISTERED UNRECOGNISED PARTIES 6 6 1%
INDEPENDENT(IND) 20 (22) 11%
Total 494   100%

Source: Statistical Report, Election Commission of India, 1962

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