The "Andhra Pradesh Political Parties" form the backbone of the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh has a multi- party political structure that renders a global character to the state. Being one of the most industrially developed and commercially settled state of India, most of the political parties at the national level want to establish a firm strong hold on Andhra Pradesh. However, the state parties of Andhra Pradesh have helped to retain the rich cultural heritage of the region.
The political scenario of Andhra Pradesh has a balanced combination of the parties at the national level and parties at the state level. The state has five prominent "National Parties" and two "State Parties" that have contributed towards the development of the state.
The "National Parties" of the state of Andhra Pradesh
- Bhartiya Janta Party
- Bahujan Samaj Party
- Communist Party of India
- Communist Party of India (Marxist)
- Indian National Congress
- Telugu Desam Party
- Telangana Rashtra Samity Both the state parties work towards the growth of the Telugu language, culture and tradition.