Biju_Janata_Dal

Biju Janata Dal

Biju Janata Dal

Political party in India


The Biju Janata Dal (transl.Biju People's Party; abbr. BJD) is an Indian regional political party with significant influence in the state of Odisha. It was founded by the former minister of mines and minerals of the Republic of India Naveen Patnaik on 26 December 1997 as a breakaway faction from the Janata Dal.[10] The BJD is led by its founder as president of the party. The headquarters of the party is located in Forest Park, Bhubaneswar.

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Elections

The BJD won nine seats in the 1998 general election and Naveen was named Minister for Mines. In the 1999 general elections, the BJD won 10 seats. The party won a majority of seats in the Odisha Legislative Assembly in the 2000 and 2004 elections in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The BJD won 11 Lok Sabha seats in the 2004 elections. In the aftermath of the 2008 Kandhamal riots, the BJD parted ways with the BJP in the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections held in 2009, citing communalism and differences in seat sharing. During the election, BJD won 14 seats and secured a strong 108 legislative seats out of 147 seats in the 2009 Odisha legislative elections. Biju Janata Dal won a huge victory in the 2014 general election, securing 20 of the 21 Odishan Lok Sabha seats and 117 of the 147 Odisha Legislative Assembly seats.[11] They were re-elected to power in Odisha in 2019, winning 112 of the 147 seats in the Odisha state assembly; however, their seats in the Lok Sabha were reduced to 12.[12][13] In 2022, BJD clean swept elections of Panchayat & urban local bodies in the state.[14]

Leadership

The highest decision-making body of the party is its Core Committee.

Electoral performance

Indian general elections

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List of party leaders

Presidents

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Legislative leaders

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Chief Ministers of Odisha

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List of leaders of the opposition

Leaders of the Opposition in the Odisha Legislative Assembly

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See also


References

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