Bahujan Samaj Party

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) (Hindi: बहुजन समाज पार्टी) is a centrist national political party in India with socialist leanings. It was formed to chiefly represent Bahujans (literally meaning "People in majority"), referring to people from the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Castes (OBC) as well as minorities. The party claims to be inspired by the philosophy of B. R. Ambedkar. The BSP was founded by a Dalit charismatic leader Kanshi Ram in 1984, who was succeeded by Mayawati in 2003. The party's political symbol is an Elephant. In the 15th Lok Sabha the party has 21 members, making it the 4th-largest party. The BSP has its main base in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Read more about Bahujan Samaj Party:  Origin of The Word "Bahujan", History, Success in 2007 UP Assembly Elections, 2012 UP Assembly Elections, Controversies, Secret Successor of Mayawati, Lok Sabha (Lower House), Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha

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