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South Asian political parties and associated organisations (with web
Afghanistan (National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan). Party instituted
by Uzbeki Warlord General Abdul Rashid Dostum
Association of the Women of Afghanistan, RAWA
Bangladesh Awami League
Jatiyatabadi Dal (Bangladesh Nationalist Party, BNP)
All India Forward
Party, BSP. Frames its ideology in terms of caste conflict. It aims
to break the upper caste domination of society by using state power to
uplift the dalits.
Janata Party, BJP. Main constituent of the National Democratic
Alliance, which formed the government 1998-2004.
Communist Party of India (Marxist),
CPI(M). The largest leftist party in India.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam,
DMK. Tamil nationalist party in Tamil Nadu
National Congress, Congress(I). Ruling party of India.
Dal (United). Amalgamation in 2003 of the Samata
Party and Janata Dal (United). Led by George Fernandes and Nitish Kumar.
Satta Party. Launched in 2006, focusing on
Desam Party, TDP. Leading party in Andhra Pradesh, with a key role
in national politics.
Vishwa Hindu Parishad,
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh,
RSS. Organisation founded in 1926, aiming for a strong and united Hindu
Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) (Nepal Kamyunist Parti [Ekikrit
Marksvadi ra Leninvadi])
Quami Movement, MQM
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Eelam People's Democratic
Janata Vimukti Perahuna,
Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE