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All India United Democratic Front

All India United Democratic Front
সৰ্ব ভাৰতীয় সংযুক্ত গণতান্ত্ৰীক মৰ্চা
Leader Badruddin Ajmal
Founded 2004
Headquarters No.3 Friends Path, Hatigaon, Guwahati-781038
ECI Status State Party[1]
Seats in Lok Sabha
3 / 545
Seats in Legislative Assembly
18 / 126
Election symbol
Lock And Key
Website
.in.aiudfwww
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections

All India United Democratic Front (also known as AIUDF and Sarva Bharatiya Sanyukt Ganatantric Morcha) is a state political party oroginating from the Indian state of Assam, India. The leader of the party is Maulana Badruddin Ajmal Al-Qasmi, Member of the Parliament. The head Quarter is located in Guwahati. Badruddin Ajmal established the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and consolidated its position in Indian politics especially in Assam. Ajmal established this party on 2 October 2005 in Assam. Later he relaunched the party in other states of India through a press meet in New Delhi on 2nd Feb 2009. It was formerly known as Assam United Democratic Front or AUDF.[2][3]

AIUDF is the principal opposition party in Assam.

Rise of AIUDF

Badruddin Ajmal

Congress government at the centre appointed Sachar Committee and its report has focused the attention of the community to the issues of socio-economic backwardness and unity with the backward section of the society. It is a formidable challenge to the secular-democratic section of the community to stay focused on issues of social justice and equality. The Sachar Committee report has the revolutionized whole concept of the policy making towards Muslims.[4] Since the report saw the light of the day, the government has launched several fresh schemes which are gradually benefiting the backward Muslims.

Against such backdrop, Mr. Badruddin Ajmal lead AIUDF has managed to bag 18 seats in Assam Assembly election of 2011, [5] which resulted the party to become more zealous as self styled guardians of Assamese people in general and Muslims in particular.[6]

Flag and Symbol

The flag of the party is composed of tri-colored horizontal stripes of green,white and black with a symbol of indigenous Indian lock & key in the center. The indigenous Indian lock & key is also their election symbol.

Election History

Election

Year Election Seats won Change of Seats Vote% Change of Vote%
2009 15th Lok Sabha 1
2011 13th Assembly 18
2014 16th Lok Sabha 3 - -

See also

References

  1. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013". India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Third front likely in State for LS polls
  3. ^ Minority party trying to stitch up third front in Assam
  4. ^ "AIUDF Phobia and Minority Politics( Muslims) in Assam.". India: Indilens!Insights of India. 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  5. ^ http://eciresults.ap.nic.in/PartyWiseResult.htm
  6. ^ http://indilens.com/18879-role-minority-muslims-assam-politics/ AIUDF Phobia and Minority Politics (Muslims) in Assam

External links

  • All India United Democratic Front Party Site
  • AIUDF in News
  • AIUDF announces list for Assam, WB
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