Socialist People's Party (Indonesia)

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Socialist People's Party
Partai Rakjat Sosialis
Chairman Sutan Sjahrir
Founded 1945
Dissolved December 1945
Merged into Socialist Party
Headquarters Jakarta
Ideology Socialism
Colors Red

The Socialist People's Party (Indonesian: Partai Rakjat Sosialis) was a political party in Indonesia. It was founded in Djakarta in 1945. Sutan Sjahrir was the chairman of the party. In December 1945, at a meeting in Cheribon, the party merged with the Socialist Party of Indonesia, forming the Socialist Party with Sjahrir as chairman.[1]


  1. ^ Rose, Saul. Socialism in Southern Asia. London: Oxford University Press, 1959. p. 147