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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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The Alliance Party, was the ruling political party in Fiji from 1966 to 1987.
Andrew Indar Narayan Deoki OBE (born c. 1915) was a Fiji Indian statesman who served his community as a social and religious leader, a soccer administrator, a member of the Legislative Council in colonial Fiji, a member of the Senate in independent Fiji and as the Attorney General.
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The Christian Democratic Alliance, better known locally by its Fijian name, Veitokani ni Lewenivanua Vakarisito (VLV), was a Fijian political party that operated in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Brigadier-General Ratu Epeli Ganilau, MC, MSD, (born 10 October 1951) is a Fijian soldier and statesman, who currently heads the National Alliance Party of Fiji.
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The Federation Party was Fiji's first formal political party.
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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The Fiji Labour Party (FLP) is a political party in Fiji.
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.
In 1963, the first significant changes were carried out to the composition of the Legislative Council of Fiji since 1937.
General elections were held in Fiji between 15 and 29 April 1972, the first since independence from the United Kingdom in 1970.
General elections were held in Fiji between 10 and 17 July 1982.
General elections were held in Fiji between 4 and 11 April 1987.
General elections were held in Fiji between 19 March and 2 April 1977.
Early general elections were held in Fiji between 17 and 24 September 1977, following the impasse of an earlier election that had been held in March.
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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The House of Representatives was the lower chamber of Fiji's Parliament from 1970 to 2006.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
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Jai Ram Reddy, CF (born 12 May 1937) is an Indo-Fijian statesman, who has had a distinguished career in both the legislative and judicial branches of the Fijian government.
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The post of Leader of the Opposition is a political office common in countries that are part of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The Fijian Legislative Council was the colonial precursor to the present-day Parliament, which came into existence when Fiji became independent on 10 October 1970.
This article lists political parties in Fiji.
The National Alliance Party of Fiji (NAPF) was a Fijian political 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.
The Senate of Fiji was the upper chamber of Parliament.
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Siddiq Moidin Koya (1924–1993) was a Fijian Indian politician and Opposition leader.
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Suva is the capital and the second most populated municipality of Fiji, after Nasinu.
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A whip is an official in a political party whose primary purpose is to ensure party discipline in a legislature.
The Fiji coups of 1987 resulted in the overthrow of the elected government of Fijian Prime Minister Timoci Bavadra, the deposition of Elizabeth II as Queen of Fiji, and in the declaration of a republic.