Janata Dal (Secular)

Janata Dal (Secular)

The Janata Dal (Secular) (JD(S)) is a centre-left Indian political party led by former Prime Minister of India H.D. Deve Gowda. The party recognized as state party in the states of Karnataka and Kerala. It was formed in July 1999 by the split of Janata Dal party. It has political presence mainly in Karnataka. In Kerala, the party is part of the Left Democratic Front.

Read more about Janata Dal (Secular):  History, Prominent Members, Assembly Election History in Karnataka, Lok Sabha Election History in Karnataka, Splits in The Party

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