A. D. Patel

Politician, Deceased Person

1905 – 1969

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Who was A. D. Patel?

Ambalal Dahyabhai Patel, better known as A.D. Patel, was a Fiji Indian politician, farmers' leader and founder and leader of the National Federation Party. Patel was uncompromisingly committed to a vision of an independent Fiji, with full racial integration. He was one of the first to advocate a republic, an ideal not realized in his lifetime. He also advocated a common voters' roll and opposed the communal franchise that characterized, and continues to characterize, Fijian politics.

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Born
Mar 13, 1905
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Religion
  • Hinduism
Nationality
  • Fiji
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Died
Oct 1, 1969

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on July 23, 2013

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