(i) UPA: United Production of America
United Production of America is an American animation studio, better known as UPA, active from the 1940s to 1970s. UPA produced theatrical shorts for Columbia pictures, television series for CBS etc.
Notable series of UPA
- Mr. Magoo series
- The Boing-Boing show
- Mister Magoo’s Christmas Series
- Gerald McBoing Boing etc.
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(ii) UPA: United Progressive Alliance
The United progressive Alliance is a coalition of centre-left political parties in India formed after the 2004 general election. The chair-person of UPA is Sonia Gandhi, who is also the president of Indian National Congress (INC), a prominent and most influential party in UPA.
UPA was formed just after the general election of 2004 when no party had won absolute majority.
Current members of UPA
- Indian National Congress
- Rashtriya Lok Dal
- Rashtriya Janata Dal
- Indian Union Muslim League
- Mahan Dal
- Kerala Congress
- Socialist Janata (Democratic)
- Revolutionary Socialist Party ( Rebel)
- Peace party of India
- Janata Dal (United)
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Past Members of UPA
Following is a list of Political parties which were associated with UPA once but, withdrawn from the coalition due to some reason.
- Telangana Rashtra Samith
- Bahujan Samaj Party
- Left Front
- People’s Democratic Party
- Pattali Makkal Katchi
- Jharkhand Vikas Morcha
- Nationalist Congress Party
- Jharkhand Mukti Morcha