The Biju Janata Dal is a regional party of the Indian state of Orissa. It has its roots in the rickety Janata Dal, which formed several short-lived governments at the Centre. After splitting from Janata Dal, the BJD has participated in several ruling coalitions with the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party both at the Centre and in Orissa. The BJD, however, was one of the main professedly secular parties of the National Democratic Alliance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Biju Janata Dal"
Deshpremee Jana Samukshya, a joint front of leftist parties in the Indian state of Orissa. DJS existed in September 2004. It consisted of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) New Democracy, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Flag, and Lokapakhya. ...more on Wikipedia about "Deshpremee Jana Samukshya"
Gana Abhiyan Orissa (Popular Campaign Orissa), also called Orissa Gana Abhiyan, is a political organization in the Indian state of Orissa. The organization was formed a splinter group of Socialist Unity Centre of India, when the local party leader Mayadhar Naik had been expelled from SUCI in the end of the 1990's. Naik claims that the expulsion was motivated by ideological differences, whereas SUCI claim Naik was guilty of corruption. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gana Abhiyan Orissa"
Nikhil Utkal Adivasi Congress, a tribal political party in the Indian state of Orissa. The party contested the 1952 elections. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nikhil Utkal Adivasi Congress"
Orissa Communist Party, political party in the Indian state of Orissa. OCP was formed in the beginning of the 1990's as a splinter-group of Communist Party of India (Marxist). When the split occurred the dissidents tried to capture the trade union structure of CPI(M) in the mining areas in northern Orissa. This led to violent conflict. But the OCP-ers themselves came from southern Orissa, and they were not able to convince the northern grassroots to follow them. In the end the OCP-ers had to leave the mining areas. Today OCP is more or less defunct. It has good relations with the Indian National Congress, whom gave OCP an office in the state capital Bhubaneshwar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Orissa Communist Party"
Orissa Gana Parishad (Orissa Popular Association), a political party in the Indian state of Orissa, a splinter-group of Biju Janata Dal. The party was founded on October 29 2000. The president of OGP is Bijoy Mahapatra. Mahapatra had been expelled from BJD in February 2000on corruption charges. Mahapatra had come into conflict with BJD leader Navin Patnaik over the election of Dilip Ray to the Rajya Sabha. ...more on Wikipedia about "Orissa Gana Parishad"
Orissa Jana Congress (Orissa Peoples Congress, generally just called Jana Congress), a political party in the Indian state of Orissa. Jana Congress was formed in 1966 when Harekrushna Mahatab (former Orissa Chief Minister) left Indian National Congress. After the 1967 elections Jana Congress took part in a coalition government in the state together with Swatantra Party. That government lasted 1967- 1969. In the 1971 and 1974 state elections Jana Congress faired badly, and could only win a single seat. In 1977 Jana Congress merged into Janata Party. ...more on Wikipedia about "Orissa Jana Congress"
Pragati Legislature Party, a political grouping in the Legislative Assembly of the Indian state Orissa. PLP was formed in 1973 by the Utkal Congress, Swatantra Party and others. The PLP leader Biju Patnaik, was elected as the Leader of the Opposition of the Assembly on February 9 1973. His tenure as Leader of Opposition lasted until March 3 the same year. On that date President's Rule was introduced in the state. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pragati Legislature Party"
Utkal Congress was a political party in the Indian state of Orissa. UC was formed in 1969 when Biju Patnaik left Indian National Congress. After the 1971 Orissa elections UC took part in the Biswanath Das ministry in the state. In 1977 Utkal Congress merged into Janata Party. ...more on Wikipedia about "Utkal Congress"
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