Bharatiya Kranti Dal

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Bharatiya Kranti Dal
FounderCharan Singh
FoundedOctober 1967
Succeeded byBharatiya Lok Dal
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Bharatiya Kranti Dal was a political party in India, formed by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Charan Singh. The party was founded at a meeting in Lucknow in October 1967.[1] After the 1977 general election, the successor party of the BKD, Bharatiya Lok Dal was merged into the Janata Party.[2]

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  1. ^ Wallace, Paul. India: The Dispersion of Political Power Paul Wallace, in Asian Survey, Vol. 8, No. 2, A Survey of Asia in 1967: Part II. (Feb., 1968), pp. 87-96.
  2. ^ E.M.S. Namboodiripad. The Communist Party in Kerala — Six Decades of Struggle and Advance. New Delhi: National Book Centre, 1994. p. 265-266