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Hindustani Awam Morcha

Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular)
Leader Jitan Ram Manjhi
Founder Jitan Ram Manjhi
Founded 8 May 2015
Colours Red and White
ECI Status State party
Alliance National Democratic Alliance
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 543
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in the Bihar Legislative Assembly
18 / 243
Election symbol
Official Facebook
Politics of India
Political parties

Hindustani Awam Morcha (translation: Indian People's Front; abbreviated as HAM) is an Indian political party, formally launched on 8 May 2015 by ex-Chief Minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi, who left the Janata Dal (United) along with 18 others to form the party.[3][4] The name of the party was later changed to Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) (HAM-S).[5][6] In July 2015, the Election Commission recognised the HAM as a political party.[7] The election symbol of the party is a telephone.[8][9][10]


  • 2015 Bihar assembly election 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

2015 Bihar assembly election

In July 2015, the party joined NDA and is going to contest 21 seats, with some additional members contesting on BJP ticket in Bihar.[11] On 18 September 2015, Hindustani Awam Morcha announced its first list of 13 candidates with Manjhi contesting from Makhdumpur constituency.[12][13]

See also


  1. ^ "Jitan Ram Manjhi floats ‘Hindustani Awam Morcha’". 
  2. ^ "Jitan Ram Manjhi's Party HAM Gets Telephone Symbol". 7 August 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Bihar". 
  4. ^ "Jitan Ram Manjhi announces new party as Hindustani Awam Morcha". 
  5. ^ "Manjhi's Party HAM Adds 'Secular' to Its Name". 
  6. ^ "Jitan Manjhi Wants Dalits to Unite Against Nitish Kumar in Bihar Polls". 
  7. ^ "Manjhi's HAM recognised by poll panel". 
  8. ^ "Green chilli, chappals among poll symbols". 
  9. ^ "HAM gets ‘Telephone’ as election symbol". 
  10. ^ "Jitan Ram Manjhi’s party gets election symbol". 
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External links

  • Official Website of Hindustani Awam Morcha
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