What is meant by Regional political party? State the condition required to be recognised as a regional political party.
Regional Political Party It exists, operates and functions at the regional level. It gives prominence to regional issues, specific problems of the region and it has influence only on the people of that region. It lays more stress on regional culture identity, which it wants to preserve and promote.
Conditions required to be recognised as a Regional political party are
(i) It should have polled at least 6% valid votes in an election to the Legislative Assembly.
(ii) It has reach in at least three states in last general election.
(iii) It had won at least 2 seats in Legislative Assembly elections.