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The All India United Democratic Front (also known as AIUDF and Sarva Bharatiya Sanyukt Ganatantric Morcha) is a political party active in the Indian state of Assam.[2]

All India United Democratic Front
LeaderBadruddin Ajmal
Founded2 October 2005 (13 years ago) (2005-10-02)
HeadquartersNo.3 Friends Path, Hatigaon, Guwahati-781038
Political positionCentre-right
ECI StatusState Party[1][dead link]
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in Assam Legislative Assembly
13 / 126
Election symbol
Lock And Key
Website
www.aiudf.org

The party was founded by Maulana Badruddin Ajmal on 3 October 2005 and at that time, its name was Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF). It was relaunched as a national party under its current name at a press meet in New Delhi on 2 February 2009, again with the Badruddin Ajmal as the party's leader. The party is headquartered in Guwahati.[3][4]

The AIUDF has become the principal opposition party in Assam. It won 18 of 126 seats in the 2011 Legislative Assembly election[5] and in 2016 it won 13 of 126 seats.

Election historyEdit

Year Election Seats won Change of Seats Vote% Change of Vote%
2009 15th Lok Sabha 1 16.3%
2011 13th Assembly (Assam) 18 +8 13%
2014 16th Lok Sabha 3 +2 14.8%
2016 14th Assembly (Assam) 13 -5 13%
2019 17th Lok Sabha 1 -2 7.8%

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List a cow in erope of Political Parties and a pig in case of in emergancy Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Identity politics in India's north-east". The Economist. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  3. ^ Third front likely in State for LS polls
  4. ^ Minority party trying to stitch up third front in Assam
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 18 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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