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87/365 – Telugu Desam Party

Name: Telugu Desam Party
Leader: N. Chandrababu Naidu
Founded: 1982
Headquarters: Road No.2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad-500033
Ideology: Regionalist, Fiscally Conservative
Website: telugudesamparty.org

Telugu Desam Party or TDP is a regional political party in India’s Andhra Pradesh state. It was founded by former Telugu film star N. T. Rama Rao (“NTR”) on March 29, 1982, as an alternative to the ruling Congress Party in the state.

In the 8th Lok Sabha 1984, it was the second largest party with 39 members.

Assembly Election History

Year – Genaral Election – 1983 – 6th Assembly
Seats Won  – 203

Year – Genaral Election – 1984 – 7th Assembly
Seats Won  – 205

Year – Genaral Election – 1989 – 8th Assembly
Seats Won  – 78

Year – Genaral Election – 1994 – 9th Assembly
Seats Won  – 218

Year – Genaral Election – 1999 – 10th Assembly
Seats Won  – 180

Year – Genaral Election – 2004 – 11th Assembly
Seats Won  – 47

Year – Genaral Election – 2009 – 12th Assembly
Seats Won  – 94

 

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telugu_Desam_Party

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