17 relations: A. D. Patel, Alliance Party (Fiji), Citizens Federation, Federation Party, Fiji, Fijian by-elections, 1968, Fijian general election, 1966, Governor of Fiji, India, Indians in Fiji, James Madhavan, Legislative Council of Fiji, London, M. T. Khan, Muslim, Ra Province, Sidiq Koya.
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.
The Alliance Party, was the ruling political party in Fiji from 1966 to 1987.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
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.
The Federation Party was Fiji's first formal political party.
Fiji (Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; Fiji Hindi: फ़िजी गणराज्य), is an island country in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.
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.
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.
Fiji was a British Crown Colony from 1874 to 1970, and an independent Dominion in the Commonwealth from 1970 to 1987.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indo-Fijians are Fiji citizens who are fully or partially of Indian descent, which includes descendants who trace their heritage from various parts of the Indian subcontinent.
James Madhavan was one of the longest serving politicians in Fiji.
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.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Ra is one of the fourteen provinces of Fiji.
Siddiq Moidin Koya (1924–1993) was a Fijian Indian politician, Statesman and Opposition leader.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.