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The Election Commission registers political parties for the purpose of elections and grants them recognition as national or state parties on basis of their poll performance. The other parties are simply declared as registered unrecognized parties. Conditions for Recognition as a State Party 1.If it secures six percent of the valid votes polled in the state at a general election to the legislative assembly of the state concerned and in addition it wins 2 seats in the assembly of the state concerned or 2.If it wins 1 seat in the Lok Sabha for every 25 seats or any fraction thereof allotted to the state at a general election to the Lok Sabha from the state concerned or 3. If it wins three percent of seats in legislative assembly at the general election to the legislative assembly of the state concerned or 3 seats in the assembly, whichever is more or 4. If it secures six percent of the valid votes polled in the state at a general election to the Lok Sabha from the state concerned and in addition, it wins 1 seat in the Lok Sabha from the state concerned or 5.If it secures eight percent of the total valid votes polled in the state at a General Election to the Lok Sabha from the state or to the legislative assembly of the state (added in 2011). Hence statements 1 and 2 are correct.

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