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Federation Party

The Federation Party was Fiji's first formal political party. [1]

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A. D. Patel

Ambalal Dahyabhai Patel, better known as A.D. Patel, (also sometimes referred to as AD) (1905–1969) was a Fiji Indian politician, farmers' leader and founder and leader of the National Federation Party.

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Alliance Party (Fiji)

The Alliance Party, was the ruling political party in Fiji from 1966 to 1987.

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Apisai Tora

Mohammad Apisai Vuniyayawa Tora (born 1934) is a former Fijian politician, soldier, and trade unionist.

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Bill of rights

A bill of rights, sometimes called a declaration of rights or a charter of rights, is a list of the most important rights to the citizens of a country.

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By-election

By-elections (known as special elections in the United States) are elections to fill political offices that have become vacant between general elections.

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C. A. Shah

Chirag Ali Shah was a Fiji Indian farmer and politician, who served in the Legislative Council both as a nominated and an elected member.

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Centre-left politics

The centre-left or moderate left is an adherence to views leaning to the left but closer to the centre on the left-right political spectrum than other left-wing variants.

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Chief Minister of Fiji

Fiji's British colonial rulers established the office of Chief Minister in October 1967, along with the Cabinet system of government.

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Citizens Federation

The Citizens Federation was the political expression of a predominantly Indo-Fijian trade union movement, and was a forerunner of the present day National Federation Party.

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Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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Electoral district

An electoral district (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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Ethnic group

An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience.

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Fiji

Fiji (Viti; फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; रिपब्लिक ऑफ फीजी Ripablik ăph Phījī), is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.

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Fijian general election, 1963

In 1963, the first significant changes were carried out to the composition of the Legislative Council of Fiji since 1937.

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Fijians

iTaukei, legally known until 2010 as Fijians, are the major indigenous people of the Fiji Islands, and live in an area informally called Melanesia.

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Great Council of Chiefs

The Great Council of Chiefs (Bose Levu Vakaturaga in Fijian), was a constitutional body in the Republic of the Fiji Islands from c.1897 to March 2012.

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House of Representatives of Fiji

The House of Representatives was the lower chamber of Fiji's Parliament from 1970 to 2006.

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Indians in Fiji

Indo-Fijians are Fijian citizens who are fully or partially of Indian descent, which includes descendants who trace their heritage from various parts of the Indian subcontinent.

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Kamisese Mara

Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, CF, GCMG, KBE (6 May 1920 – 18 April 2004) is considered the founding father of the modern nation of Fiji.

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Lau Islands

The Lau Islands (also called the Lau Group, the Eastern Group, the Eastern Archipelago) of Fiji are situated in the southern Pacific Ocean, just east of the Koro Sea.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Multiracial

Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races.

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National constituencies

National constituencies are a former feature of the Fijian electoral system.

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National Democratic Party (Fiji, 1960s)

The National Democratic Party (NDP) was a Fijian political party formed in the early 1960s through a merger of Apisai Tora's Western Democratic Party with Isikeli Nadalo's Fijian National Party.

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National Federation Party

The National Federation Party is a Fijian political party founded by A.D. Patel in November 1968, as a merger of the Federation Party and the National Democratic Party.

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Responsible government

Responsible government is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability, the foundation of the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy.

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Sidiq Koya

Siddiq Moidin Koya (1924–1993) was a Fijian Indian politician and Opposition leader.

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Social democracy

Social democracy is a political ideology that supports economic and social interventions to promote social justice within the framework of a capitalist economy, and a policy regime involving welfare state provisions, collective bargaining arrangements, regulation of the economy in the general interest, redistribution of income and wealth, and a commitment to representative democracy.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Western Division, Fiji

The Western Division of Fiji is one of Fiji's four divisions.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federation_Party

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