Samajwadi Party (literally, Socialist Party) is a political party in India. It is based in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It describes itself as a democratic socialist party. It was founded on October 4, 1992.
The Samajwadi Party was one of several parties that emerged when the Janata Dal (People's League), India's primary opposition party prior to the BJP, fragmented into several regional parties. The Samajwadi Party is led by Mulayam Singh Yadav, a former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and a former defence minister of the country.
|Party chairperson||Mulayam Singh Yadav|
|General Secretary||Sanjay Dutt|
|Leader in Lok Sabha||Ram Gopal Yadav|
|Founded||October 4, 1992|
|Headquarters||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|Seats in Lok Sabha||38|
|Seats in Rajya Sabha||16|
|Political ideology||Democratic Socialism|
|See also the politics of India series|
- No public vision statement as yet
- No public mission as yet
- No public goals as yet
15th Lok Sabha MP's of the Samajwadi Party[edit source]
Members of Parliament belonging to Samajwadi Party in the 15th Lok Sabha