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Registration of political parties

Posted on : 28 Jan 2020

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  • Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
  • An association seeking registration under the above mentioned Section has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation.
  • This is as per guidelines prescribed by the Election Commission of India in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 324 of the Commission of India and Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
  • The Election Commission of India has launched a “Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System (PPRTMS)”.
  • The salient feature in the PPRTMS is that the applicant, who is applying for a political party registration from 1st January, 2020 will be able to track the progress of his/her application and will get status updates through SMS and e-mail

Article Related Questions

  1. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Registration of political parties?
    1.Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
    2.An association seeking registration has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 6 months following the date of its formation.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : 1 only

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