TOP 10 POLITICAL PARTIES OF THE WORLD

 TOP 10 POLITICAL PARTIES OF THE WORLD

POLITICAL PARTIES HAVE IMPACTED THE WORLD SINCE TIME IMMEMORIAL. THEY ARE A GROUP OR COMMUNITY OF PEOPLE WHO STAND TOGETHER IN UNITY TO CONTEST ELECTIONS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES. DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES HAVE DISTINCT AND DISCRETE IDEOLOGIES FOR THE UPLIFTMENT AND BETTERMENT OF THE SOCIETY. THEY PROMOTE AND ADVERTISE THEIR IDEOLOGIES THROUGH CAMPAIGNS, RALLIES OR PROGRAMMES THAT THEY CONDUCT FROM TIME TO TIME. THEY PUT IN SPECIAL EFFORTS BEFORE THE ELECTIONS SO THAT THEY CAN GATHER MORE AND MORE NUMBER OF VOTERS FOR THEIR PARTY. THERE ARE BASICALLY TWO KINDS OF POLITICAL PARTIES NAMELY CADRE AND MASS BASED  PARTIES. THERE ARE SOME PARTIES WHO STICK TO A SPECIFIC TYPE OF IDEOLOGY WHEREAS THERE ARE SOME PARTIES WHO WORK WITH MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF IDEOLOGIES. HERE ARE TOP 10 POLITICAL PARTIES OF THE WORLD WHO ARE RECOGNISED GLOBALLY AND HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE IN THE SOCIETY.

  • BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY (BJP)

BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY ALSO KNOWN AS BJP IS A PROMINENT PARTY OF INDIA. IT IS ALSO RULING THE COUNTRY CURRENTLY. IT WAS FORMED IN 1951 BY SHYAMA PRASAD MUKHERJEE. THE RAMJANMBHOOMI MOVEMENT GAVE STRENGTH TO THE PARTY. IN 1998, THE PARTY FORMED A COALITION GOVERNMENT FOR ONE YEAR WHICH IS KNOWN NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE (NDA). INTEGRAL HUMANISM IS THE IDEOLOGY WHICH THIS POLITICAL PARTY FOLLOWS. LOTUS IS THE SYMBOL OF THIS PARTY AND HAS A HUGE AMOUNT OF HINDU FOLLOWERS. CURRENTLY, MR NARENDRA DAMODARDAS MODI IS THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE COUNTRY ALONG WITH MR AMIT SHAH BEING HIS CLOSEST ALLY. HE HAS BEEN ELECTED AS THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE COUNTRY IN 2014. HE WON THE ELECTIONS AGAIN IN 2019 WITH CLEAR MAJORITY.

  • COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA

THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA ALSO KNOWN AS THE CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY (CCP) HAS BEEN IN POWER SINCE 1949. IT WAS FOUNDED BY PROMINENT PEOPLE LIKE LI DAZHAO AND CHEN DUXIU IN 1921. IT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PARTIES IN THE WORLD WITH AROUND 85 MILLION PEOPLE IN IT. IT CARRIES OUT ALL THE DISCIPLINARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS ALONG WITH POLICY MAKING IN THEIR COUNTRY. THE PARTY IS COMMITTED TO COMMUNISM AND MARXISM-LENINISM IS CONSIDERED TO BE THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL IDEOLOGY.

  • REPUBLICAN PARTY

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF USA IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT POLITICAL PARTIES OF THE UNITED STATES. IT WAS FOUNDED ON 20 MARCH,1854 AND ITS HEADQUARTERS IS LOCATED IN WASHINGTON DC. IT IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE GRAND OLD PARTY (GOP). THE PARTY SUPPORTS THE RIGHTS OF THE COUNTRY AGAINST THE POWER OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. IT IS A HIGHLY DECENTRALISED PARTY AND HAS A WIDE RANGE OF VIEWS AND OPINIONS ON DIFFERENT MATTERS. IT HAS SUPPORTED STRONG NATIONAL DEFENCE AND ORGANISING OF PRAYER IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

  • AAM AADMI PARTY

AAM AADMI PARTY IS A POLITICAL PARTY OF INDIA WHICH MARKS ITS EXISTENCE FROM 26 NOVEMBER, 2012 UNTIL PRESENT. IT THE CURRENT RULING PARTY OF THE CAPITAL OF INDIA, DELHI HEADED BY MR ARVIND KEJRIWAL. THE NAME OF THIS PARTY IS A HINDI TRANSLATION OF “COMMON MAN” AND THE MAIN TARGET OF THE PARTY IS TO FOCUS THE ISSUES AND OBSTACLES THAT THE COMMON MAN FACES IN HIS DAY TO DAY LIFE. THIS PARTY HAS INTRODUCED MANY DIFFERENT RULES AND POLICIES SUCH AS FREE RIDE FOR WOMEN IN DELHI BUSES.

  • DEMOCRATIC PARTY

THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES IS ONE OF THE  IMPORTANT CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL PARTY FOUNDED BY ANDREW JACKSON IN 1828. IT FOCUSES ON LIMITED GOVERNMENT AND STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND ALSO PROMOTES SOCIAL LIBERAL PLATFORM. THE IDEOLOGY OF MODERN LIBERALISM AND MIXED ECONOMY MAKES IT UNIQUE IN ITS OWN SENSE. IT HAS BEEN EVOLVED FROM DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN PARTY AND JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICAN PARTY.

 

  • UNITED SOCIALIST PARTY OF VENEZUELA

THE UNITED SOCIALIST PARTY OF VENEZUELA IS THE LARGEST POLITICAL PARTY OF VENEZUELA WHICH FOLLOWS SOCIALISM. THE PRESIDENT OF THIS POLITICAL PARTY IS NICOLAS MADURO AND THE VICE PRESIDENT IS DIOSDADO CABELLO. IT WAS FOUNDED ON 24 MARCH, 2007 BY HUGO CHAVEZ. THEY FOLLOW THE IDEOLOGIES OF ANTI CAPITALISM, BOLIVARIANISM, CHRISTIAN SOCIALISM, ANTI IMPERIALISM, ETC.

 

  • THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM

THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM ALSO KNOWN AS THE CONSERVATIVE AND UNIONIST PARTY IS A POLITICAL PARTY OF UNITED KINGDOM. IT WAS FOUNDED IN 1834 AND ITS HEADQUARTERS IS LOCATED IN LONDON. THE LEADER IS BORIS JOHNSON AND THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS MIKE CHATTEY. THEY STRESS ON THE IDEOLOGY OF ECONOMIC INTERVENTIONISM AND SOCIAL HARMONY. BY THE BEGINNING OF 21ST CENTURY, THE PARTY HAD ABOUT 350,000 MEMBERS.

 

  • CAMBODIAN PEOPLE’S PARTY

THE CAMBODIAN PEOPLE’S PARTY HAS BEEN THE RULING PARTY OF CAMBODIA SINCE 1979. THE PRESIDENT’S NAME IS HUN SEN AND THE VICE PRESIDENTS ARE SAY CHHUM AND SAR KHENG. IT WAS FOUNDED ON 28 JUNE, 1951 AND IT IS PRECEDED BY INDOCHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY. THEIR IDEOLOGIES ARE MAINLY CONSERVATISM, MONARCHISM, ECONOMIC LIBERALISM, NATIONAL CONSERVATISM, ETC.

 

  • INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS IS ONE OF THE OLDEST POLITICAL PARTIES OF INDIA. ITS ABBREVIATION IS INC AND ITS INTERIM PRESIDENT IS SONIA GANDHI. THE LOK SABHA LEADER IS RAVNEET SINGH BITTU. IT WAS FOUNDED ON 28 DECEMBER, 1885 BY SURENDRANATH BANERJEE, MONOMOHUN GHOSE, LALMOHAN GHOSH, DADABHAI NAOROJI AND MANY OTHERS. THE HEADQUARTERS IS LOCATED IN NEW DELHI AND THEY FOLLOW THE IDEOLOGY OF SECULARISM.

 

  • JUSTICIALIST PARTY

THE JUSTICIALIST PARTY IS  ONE OF THE PROMINENT PARTIES OF ARGENTINA AND THE PRESIDENT’S NAME IS ALBERTO FERNANDEZ. IT WAS FOUNDED ON 21 NOVEMBER, 1946 BY JUAN PERON. THE HEADQUARTERS IS LOCATED IN BUENOS ARIES. THEIR IDEOLOGY MAJORLY FOCUSES ON SYNCRETISM, PERONISM, MENEMISM, ETC. PRESENTLY, ITS LEADER IS JOSE LUIS GIOJA.

Chetna Singh

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