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Fijian general election, 1972

General elections were held in Fiji between 15 and 29 April 1972, the first since independence from the United Kingdom in 1970. [1]

11 relations: Alliance Party (Fiji), Fiji, Fijian by-elections, 1968, Fijian general election, 1966, Indians in Fiji, Kamisese Mara, National Federation Party, Prime Minister of Fiji, R. D. Patel, Sidiq Koya, United Kingdom.

Alliance Party (Fiji)

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

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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 by-elections, 1968

After the 1966 election, Fiji adopted a Ministerial type of Government with Ratu Kamisese Mara, of the Alliance Party, as Chief Minister and A. D. Patel, of the Federation Party, as Leader of the Opposition.

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Fijian general election, 1966

The general election to the Legislative Council of Fiji in 1966 was the last to be held before independence from the United Kingdom was granted in 1970.

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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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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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Prime Minister of Fiji

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji is the head of government of Fiji.

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R. D. Patel

Raojibhai Dahyabhai Patel was an Indo-Fijian lawyer and politician, who was better known as the younger brother of A. D. Patel.

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Sidiq Koya

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

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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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Fiji Election (1972), Fiji election of 1972, Fiji general election, 1972.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fijian_general_election,_1972

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