Indian General Elections Results – 1971

Name of Party Seats Won Change Votes %
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC) 352 69 44%
COMMUNIST  PARTY OF INDIA (CPI) 23 0 5%
PRAJA SOCIALIST PARTY (PSP) 2 (11) 1%
BHARTIYA JAN SANGH(BJS) 22 (13) 7%
SAMYUKTA SOCIALIST PARTY(SSP) 3 (20) 2%
SWATANTRA(SWA) 8 (36) 3%
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA (MARXIST)( CPM) 25 6 5%
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS ORGANISATION (I NCO) 16 16 10%
OTHER STATE PARTIES 40 (3) 10%
REGISTERED UNRECOGNISED PARTIES 13 11 4%
IDEPENDENT(IND)N 14 (21) 8%
Total 518 100%

Source: Statistical Report, Election Commission of India, 1971

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