1984 elections in India

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General Elections[edit]

Lok Sabha Zusammensetzung 1984.svg
Indian National Congress115,478,26749.10404
Bharatiya Janata Party18,202,8537.742
Janata Party16,210,5146.8910
Communist Party of India (Marxist)13,809,9505.8722
Telugu Desam Party10,132,8594.3130
Communist Party of India6,363,4302.716
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam5,695,1792.422
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam3,968,9671.6912
Indian Congress (Socialist)3,577,3771.524
Indian National Congress (Jagjivan)1,511,5150.641
Revolutionary Socialist Party1,173,8690.503
All India Forward Bloc1,055,5560.452
Jammu & Kashmir National Conference1,010,2430.433
Indian Union Muslim League658,8210.282
Kerala Congress (Joseph)598,1130.252
Doordarshi Party508,4260.220
Peasants and Workers Party of India463,9630.201
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha332,4030.140
Kerala Congress258,5910.110
All India Muslim League224,1550.100
Gandhi Kamraj National Congress217,1040.090
Socialist Unity Centre of India196,7670.080
Republican Party of India (Khobragade)165,3200.070
Manipur Peoples Party149,0190.060
Tamil Nadu Congress (K)144,0760.060
Naga National Democratic Party113,9190.050
Jammu & Kashmir Panthers Party95,1490.040
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party83,1220.040
People's Party of Arunachal78,4550.030
Republican Party of India22,8770.010
Jharkhand Party18,8370.010
Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Conference6460.000
Appointed Anglo-Indians2
Valid votes235,184,20997.49
Invalid/blank votes6,062,6782.51
Total votes241,246,887100.00
Registered voters/turnout379,540,60863.56
Source: ECI

Delayed elections in Assam and Punjab[edit]

Results from 1985
Indian National Congress4,628,77732.1410
Shiromani Akali Dal2,577,27917.907
Communist Party of India (Marxist)462,5763.210
Indian Congress (Socialist)457,7053.181
Communist Party of India369,6872.570
Plain Tribals Council of Assam310,1502.151
Bharatiya Janata Party263,2841.830
Janata Party420,0822.920
Valid votes14,401,12595.70
Invalid/blank votes646,9514.30
Total votes15,048,076100.00
Registered voters/turnout20,834,72572.23
Source: ECI

Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

Goa, Daman and Diu[edit]

India Goa, Daman and Diu Legislative Assembly 1984.svg
Indian National Congress160,94439.4818+18
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party86,10021.128+1
Bharatiya Janata Party4,9151.210New
Janata Party3,0130.7400
Communist Party of India1,5540.380New
Communist Party of India (Marxist)7560.1900
Valid votes407,70696.72
Invalid/blank votes13,8443.28
Total votes421,550100.00
Registered voters/turnout586,65771.86
Source: ECI[1]


India Manipur Legislative Assembly 1984.svg
Indian National Congress257,80929.8230+30
Manipur Peoples Party93,42110.813–1
Janata Party52,5306.084–6
Communist Party of India35,8524.151–4
Indian Congress (Socialist)28,1563.260New
Kuki National Assembly13,3671.551–1
Bharatiya Janata Party6,1630.710New
Lok Dal3,6530.420New
Communist Party of India (Marxist)7900.090–1
Valid votes864,50797.70
Invalid/blank votes20,3622.30
Total votes884,869100.00
Registered voters/turnout1,013,68087.29
Source: ECI[2]


India Mizoram Legislative Assembly 1984.svg
Indian National Congress (I)74,00539.8120Increase15
Mizoram People's Conference66,06535.548Decrease10
Valid votes185,88998.68
Invalid/blank votes2,4901.32
Total votes188,379100.00
Registered voters/turnout256,53073.43
Source: ECI[3]


Election map of results based on parties. Colours are based on the results table on the left
e • d 
Alliance/Party Seats won Change Popular Vote Vote % Adj. %
AIADMK+ alliance 195 +29 11,681,221 53.9%
AIADMK 132 +3 8,030,809 37.0% 54.3%
INC 61 +30 3,529,708 16.3% 54.5%
Indian National Congress breakaway parties 2 -4 120,704 0.6% 40.4%
DMK+ alliance 34 -25 8,021,293 37.0%
DMK 24 -13 6,362,770 29.3% 40.8%
CPI (M) 5 -6 597,622 2.8% 39.6%
JP 3 +1 493,374 2.3% 36.4%
CPI 2 -7 567,527 2.6% 35.5%
Others 5 -4 1,983,959 9.1%
Independent 4 -4 1,619,921 7.5% 7.9%
Ambedkar Kranti Dal 1 47,212 0.7% 57.2%
Tamil Nadu Congress 0 152,315 0.7% 34.9%
Indian Congress 0 110,121 0.5% 3.2%
BJP 0 54,390 0.3% 3.7%
Total 234 21,686,473 100%

: Vote % reflects the percentage of votes the party received compared to the entire electorate that voted in this election. Adjusted (Adj.) Vote %, reflects the % of votes the party received per constituency that they contested.
Sources: ECI[4]


  1. "Statistical Report on General Election, 1984 to the Legislative Assembly of Goa". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 November 2021.
  2. "Statistical Report on General Election, 1984 to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  3. "Statistical Report on General Election, 1984 to the Legislative Assembly of Mizoram". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  4. "1984 Election Statistical Report" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 October 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2009.

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