All India United Democratic Front

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All India United Democratic Front
Leader Badruddin Ajmal
Founded October 2, 2005
Headquarters No.3 Friends Path, Hatigaon, Guwahati-781038
Ideology Classical liberalism
Regionalism
Political position Centre-right
ECI Status State Party[1]
Seats in Lok Sabha
3 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Election symbol
Lock And Key
Website
www.aiudf.org

The All India United Democratic Front (also known as AIUDF and Sarva Bharatiya Sanyukt Ganatantric Morcha) is a political party in the India that originated in the north-eastern state of Assam. It is led by Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, who established the party in October 2005 as a state party, then known as Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF). It was relaunched as a national party under its current name at a press meet in New Delhi on 2nd Feb 2009. The party's headquarter is in Guwahati.[2][3]

The AIUDF is the principal opposition party in Assam. It won 18 of 126 seats in the 2011 Legislative Assembly election. [4] It is a champion of Muslims in Assam.[5]

Election history[edit]

Year Election Seats won Change of Seats Vote% Change of Vote%
2009 15th Lok Sabha 1
2011 13th Assembly (Assam) 18
2014 16th Lok Sabha 3 - -
2016 14th Assembly (Assam) 13 - 5

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). 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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-18. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  5. ^ "Identity politics in India's north-east". The Economist. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2016. 

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