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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.
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.
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) (Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau) is a university in New Zealand, formed on 1 January 2000 when a former technical college (originally established in 1895) was granted university status.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Central Division (Fiji Hindi: सेंट्रल डिवीजन) of Fiji is one of Fiji's four divisions.
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 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.
Fiji Teachers Union (FTU) is a union representing elementary and secondary education teachers in Fiji.
General elections were held in Fiji between 17 April and 4 May 1963.
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.
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 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.
Ratu Sir George Kadavulevu Cakobau (6 November 1912 – 25 November 1989) was Governor General of Fiji from 1973 to 1983.
Fiji became a British Crown Colony in 1874, and an independent Dominion in the Commonwealth in 1970.
The House of Representatives was the lower chamber of Fiji's Parliament from 1970 to 2006.
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.
Irene Jai Narayan, (23 February 1932 – 29 July 2011) was an Indian born teacher and politician, who had a significant influence on politics in Fiji.
Jai Ram Reddy, CF (born 12 May 1937) is an Indo-Fijian politician, who has had a distinguished career in both the legislative and judicial branches of the Fijian government.
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.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.
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.
The Rt. Hon. Mahendra Pal Chaudhry (Fiji Hindi: महेन्द्र पाल चौधरी PBS, MP; born 9 February 1942) is an Indo-Fijian and the leader of the Fiji Labour 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 Dove Faction was one of the factions of the National Federation Party (NFP) to contest the September 1977 elections in Fiji.
The Flower Faction was one of the factions of the National Federation Party (NFP) to contest the September 1977 elections in Fiji.
Nausori is a town in Fiji.
Navua District is located within Serua Province in the Central Division of Fiji.
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.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji is the head of government of Fiji.
Ratu (raatuu) is an Austronesian title used by Fijians of chiefly rank.
Siddiq Moidin Koya (1924–1993) was a Fijian Indian politician, Statesman and Opposition leader.
Sir is an honorific address used in a number of situations in many anglophone cultures.
Suva is the capital and largest metropolitan city in Fiji.
Tailevu is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji.
A whip is a tool which was traditionally designed to strike animals or people to aid guidance or exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain, although in some activities, whips can be used without use of pain, such as an additional pressure aid or visual directional cue in equestrianism.
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.