Azad Samaj Party

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Azad Samaj Party
PresidentChandrashekhar Azad Ravan
FounderChandrashekhar Azad Ravan[1]
Founded15 March 2020 (2 years ago) (2020-03-15)
Coloursblue and White
ECI Statusunrecognised
AllianceProgressive Democratic Alliance(2020-Present)[2]
National convenerChandrashekhar Azad Ravan
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 543
/ 545
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[3](currently 541 members + 1 Speaker)
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
0 / 403
Seats in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council
0 / 100

Azad Samaj Party is an Indian political party formally launched on 15 March 2020 by Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan.[4][5][6][7] It is significant that the announcement was made on the 86th birth anniversary of Kashi Ram, the founder of the Bahujan Samaj Party.[8] The sister of the founder of that party, Sarwan Kaur, planned to join the Azad Samaj party.[9] The party planned to contest every seat in Bihar in the 2020 Bihar legislative assembly election[10].Bhim Army founder Chandrashekar Azad Ravan announced to join the Progressive Democratic Alliance (PDA) led by Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik) of Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav with other regional political parties to contest the Bihar assembly election 2020.[11]. Much of the party's popularity comes from the Dalit and Scheduled tribes.[12]

See also[edit]

  • Bhim Army
  • Bahujan Samaj Party
  • All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen


  1. "भीम आर्मी प्रमुख चंद्रशेखर ने बनाई नई पार्टी, बसपा के कई नेता हुए शामिल". March 15, 2020.
  2. "Bihar Assembly election 2020: Pappu Yadav forms poll alliance with Chandrasekhar Azad to take on ruling NDA".
  3. "Members: Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha Secretariat. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. PTI (2020-03-15). "Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad launches new political outfit — Azad Samaj Party". ThePrint. Retrieved 2020-09-03.
  5. "Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad launches 'Azad Samaj Party'". March 15, 2020.
  6. "Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad Launches 'Azad Samaj Party'". March 16, 2020.
  7. "Challenges raise in Dalit politics, this leader announces new party". News Track. 2020-03-15. Retrieved 2020-09-03.
  8. Kumar, Anuj (15 March 2020). "Bhim Army chief launches Azad Samaj Party" – via
  9. "BSP founder Kanshi Ram's sister to join Bhim Army chief's Azad Samaj Party". National Herald. Retrieved 2020-09-03.
  10. "Azad's party to contest all seats in Bihar elections". The Indian Express. 2020-08-12. Retrieved 2020-09-03.
  11. "Bhim Army launches PDA with regional parties to contest Bihar assembly polls".
  12. Nair, Preetha. "Willing To Join Hands With Like-Minded Parties To Defeat BJP: Chandrashekhar Azad | Outlook Poshan". Outlook Poshan. Retrieved 2020-09-03. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)

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