Gondwana Ganatantra Party

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Gondwana Gantantra Party or GGP is a state party in India, headed by Hira Singh Markam.[1][2] It primarily works for the tribal community and its politics.[3][4][5]

Gondwana Gantantra Party
AbbreviationGGP
PresidentHira Singh Markam
FounderHira Singh Markam
Founded13 January 1991 (29 years ago) (1991-01-13)
HeadquartersVillage Tiwarta, Teh. Katghora, Korba district, Chhattisgarh
Colours     Violet
ECI StatusRegistered Unrecognized Party[6]
Seats in Lok Sabha0
Seats in Rajya Sabha0
Election symbol
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History[edit]

GGP was formed in 1991 to plead for the rights of the Gondi people, and to establish a separate Indian state of Gondwana in central India.

In Elections[edit]

In the Vidhan Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh 2002 GGP had eight candidates, who together mustered 11 262 votes.

In Vidhan Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh[7] 2003 GGP had launched 61 candidates, who together mustered 512 102 votes. Three were elected.

In the Vidhan Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh 2003 GGP had 41 candidates, but no-one was elected. In total the party received 156 916 votes.

In the 2004 Lok Sabha elections the party presented candidates from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.[8][9][10]

Recent Developments[edit]

The Gondwana Ganatantra Party formed a pre-poll alliance with the Samajwadi Party for the 2018 Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly election.[11]

External links[edit]

Gondwana Ganatantra Party on Facebook

References[edit]

  1. ^ "गोंगपा प्रमुख हीरा सिंह मरकाम ने कहा अगर गठबंधन हुआ तो कांग्रेस से ही". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 14 August 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Hira Singh Markam Gondwana Congress Party Candidate 2018 विधानसभा चुनाव परिणाम Pali-tanakhar". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  3. ^ "मध्यप्रदेश: कांग्रेस से गठबंधन की अटकलों के बीच गोंगपा की 90 सीटों पर चुनाव लड़ने की घोषणा, बसपा का रुख साफ नहीं". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 6 September 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Gondwana Gantantra Party Hindi News, Gondwana Gantantra Party Samachar, Gondwana Gantantra Party ख़बर, Breaking News on Patrika". Patrika News (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Will contest Chhattisgarh, MP polls with Samajwadi Party; tie-up with Congress unlikely: Gondwana party chief". hindustantimes.com. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  6. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 13.04.2018" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Gondwana Gantantra Party: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Gondwana Gantantra Party | The Economic Times". The Economic Times. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  8. ^ "छत्तीसगढ़ में गोंडवाना गणतंत्र पार्टी ने कांग्रेस को दिया बड़ा झटका". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Gondwana gantantra party ggp | Latest News on Gondwana-gantantra-party-ggp | Breaking Stories and Opinion Articles". Firstpost. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  10. ^ "गोंडवाना गणतंत्र पार्टी सभी 11 सीट पर उतारेगी प्रत्याशी". Nai Dunia (in Hindi). 19 March 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  11. ^ "SP, Gondwana Gantantra Party Join Hands in MP to Put Congress-led Mahagatbandhan in Further Trouble". News18. Retrieved 22 October 2018.