The Peace Party became the fifth largest political party of India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, following the state legislative assembly elections of 2012. It won four seats in those elections.
The party was founded by in February 2008 by Mohamed Ayub, a surgeon and philanthropist.
It represents people who are striving for betterment of downtrodden people of India through political awareness and participation in governance. The party was founded with a view to present a fresh alternative to people of all classes, especially dalits, Muslims and the backward/oppressed classes, who have been mostly used by other political parties of India as a tool to gain power. Initially, it had impact in some pockets of Uttar Pradesh but now it is spreading to other parts of India as well.
The strategy of the Peace Party is to bring together other like-minded parties and groups, such as the Indian Justice Party, Lok Janshakti Party, Bhartiya Samaj Party, Janvadi Party and National Lok Hit Party into one forum. The party organised Muslims and most backward communities and has gained the power of over 70 per cent Muslim vote. The party has adopted an open minded and broad view with regard to its policies and has attracted people from all sections of society. The party is expanding its activities to other regions of India, in just short span of 5 year such As Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand, Delhi, Madhya Pardesh, Rajasthan,Maharashtra Odisa, and Chhattisgarh.