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Bharatiya Janata Party, Telangana

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Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party
PresidentBandi Sanjay Kumar
HeadquartersNampally, Hyderabad, Telangana
NewspaperKamal Sandesh
Youth wingBharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Telangana
Women's wingBJP Mahila Morcha, Telangana
Ideology
  • Integral humanism
  • Social conservatism
  • Economic nationalism
  • Cultural nationalism
  • Hindu nationalism
Colours     Saffron
AllianceNational Democratic Alliance
Seats in Lok Sabha
4 / 17
/ 545
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[1](currently 541 members + 1 Speaker)
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 7
Seats in Telangana Legislative Assembly
2 / 119
Seats in Telangana Legislative Council
1 / 40
Website
bjptelangana.org

Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party (or Telangana BJP) is a state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Telangana. The headquarters is located in Hyderabad, the capital of the state. The party appointed Bandi Sanjay Kumar as the president of the BJP Telangana and he is currently serving to this position from 2020.[2]

History[edit]

After the formation of Telangana, BJP in alliance with Telugu Desam Party fought the 2014 Legislative Assembly election.[3] BJP won 5 seats in the newly formed Telangana Legislative Assembly. BJP also won a Lok Sabha seat from Secunderabad constituency in the simultaneously held 2014 Lok Sabha election.[4]

In 2018, the state assembly was dissolved earlier than its term, and elections were held same year. BJP in this election could only secure 1 seat.[5] However in the 2019 Lok Sabha BJP won 4 out of the 17 seats.[6] The BJP got 19.45% of the total votes.[7]

Leadership[edit]

No. Name Term in office Ref.
1 G. Kisan Reddy 2012-2016 [8]
2 K. Laxman 2016-2020
3 Bandi Sanjay Kumar 2020-present [2]

Incumbent Member(s) of Parliament[edit]

Adilabad Soyam Bapu Rao
Karimnagar Bandi Sanjay Kumar
Nizamabad Arvind Dharmapuri
Secunderabad G. Kishan Reddy

References[edit]

  1. "Members: Lok Sabha". loksabha.nic.in. Lok Sabha Secretariat. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Bandi Sanjay is new Telangana BJP president". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2020-03-12. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  3. Mallikarjun, Y. (2014-04-07). "TDP-BJP deal after days of uncertainty". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  4. IANS (2014-11-09). "Bandaru Dattatreya - a simple leader from backward class (Profile)". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
  5. "BJP decimated in Telangana, wins only one MLA seat in Hyderabad". The News Minute. 2018-12-11. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
  6. Geetanath, V. (2019-05-23). "Double delight for BJP in Telangana". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
  7. "BJP takes Telangana by storm, gets 19.45% vote share - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
  8. "BJP appoints K Laxman as Telangana party president". The News Minute. 2016-04-08. Retrieved 2020-11-25.


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