Janadhipathya Samrakshana Samithi ( translation: Association for Defence of Democracy) is a political party in the Indian state of Kerala. The party was formed in 1994 when the CPI(M) leader K.R. Gowri Amma was expelled from Communist Party of India (Marxist). She is the widow of the Communist Party of India leader T. V. Thomas.
|President||A. V. Thamarakshan|
|General Secretary||A. N. Rajan Babu|
|Founder||K. R. Gouri Amma|
|Split from||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|Headquarters||Kerala State Committee Office, Iron Bridge P.O., Alleppey-688011, Kerala|
JSS Sathjith group is allianced with Right Democratic front in Kerala led by Indian National congress. JSS won four seats in the 2001 Legislative Assembly election in Kerala (the party had launched candidates in five constituencies). K.R. Gowri Amma, elected from the Aroor constituency, was the Minister for Agriculture in the A.K. Antony state government.
|Sl.No:||Name of the Party Group||Party Party Leader||Alliances|
|1||JSS (Sathjith)||Adv. V. H. Sathjith||Left Democratic Front|
|2||JSS (Beenakumari)||P.C. Beenakumari||Left Democratic Front|
|3||JSS (National)||Alex Dominic||United Democratic Front|
|4||JSS (Socialist)||Ajeesh Kumar||Unaffiliated|
|5||JSS (Sameekritham)||B. Gopan||Unaffiliated|
1. One of their prominent state leader from the beginning of the party, Adv. Sathjith,s faction make outside alliance with LDF after discussions with state leaders of LDF on 2016 march.
2. The Rajan Babu faction of the JSS Joined the NDA on 11 March 2016.This was Announced by Rajan Babu. After Discussions with BJP State President Kummanam Rajasekharan and BDJS Leader Vellappally Natesan at Kayamkulam. And he left NDA in 2019 and merge with JSS (Gowri amma)
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