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Kunwar Bachint Singh OBE arrived in Fiji in 1927 as a teacher for the Arya Samaj in Fiji but his association with Vishnu Deo led him to play an active role in aggressively promoting the Arya Samaj and finally into politics. [1]

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Andrew Deoki

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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Arya Samaj in Fiji

The Arya Samaj was the first religious, cultural and educational Fiji Indian organisation established in Fiji.

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B. D. Lakshman

Brahma Dass Lakshman (1900 – 1981) was an Indo-Fijian politician, union leader and businessman, who had a considerable influence on Fiji’s sugar industry.

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Communal constituencies

Communal constituencies were the most durable feature of the Fijian electoral system.

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Executive Council of Fiji

The colonial Governors of Fiji relied on the Executive Council for advice on proposals for legislation which, after being discussed in the Executive Council meetings, came before the Legislative Council in the form of bills.

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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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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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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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Governor of Fiji

Fiji was a British Crown Colony from 1874 to 1970, and an independent Dominion in the British Commonwealth from 1970 to 1987.

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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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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Army

The Indian Army (IA, Hindi: भारतीय थलसेना, Bhāratīya Thalsēnā) is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces.

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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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Jalandhar (Punjabi: ਜਲੰਧਰ), formerly Jullundur, is a city in the northwestern India state of Punjab.

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Justice of the peace

A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer, of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the peace.

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K. C. Ramrakha

Karam Chand Ramrakha was a Fiji Indian lawyer, union leader and politician, who served in colonial Fiji's Legislative Council and independent Fiji's House of Representatives from 1966 to 1982.

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Legislative Council of 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.

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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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Nausori is a town in Fiji.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Punjab Province (British India)

Punjab, also spelled Panjab, was a province of British India.

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The Punjabis (Punjabi: (Shahmukhi), ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (Gurmukhi), Hindi: पंजाबी (Devanagari)), also spelt Panjabis, are an ethnic group of Indo-Aryan peoples, originating from the Punjab region, found in Pakistan and northern India.

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Southern Division Kisan Sangh

The Southern Division Kisan Sangh was formed in Fiji in 1946 by a former member of parliament, K. B. Singh, due to personal differences with the president of the Rewa Planters Union, Ram Krishna Chaudhary.

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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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Vishnu Deo

Pandit Vishnu Deo OBE (17 July 1900 - 7 May 1968) was the first Fiji born and bred leader of the Fiji Indians.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._B._Singh

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