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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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