United Minorities Front, Assam

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

United Minorities Front, Assam was a regional political party in Assam, India. UMFA was set up in 1985 by the All Assam Minority Students' Union, Citizens Rights Preservation Committee (CRPC) and other religious / linguistic minority people of Assam, as a response to the "Assam Agitation" of All Assam Students' Union and the signing of the Assam Accord. The support of UMFA came mainly from Bengali Muslims and Hindus.[1]

The first president of UMFA was Kalipada Sen. The party merged with AIUDF in 2005.[2]

On 13 April 2013, the State Executive Committee has been formed in th eState Level Conference held at Lengtisingha in the district of Bongaigaon.

History[edit]

UMFA was formed in the year 1985.[3] It contested in the Assembly and General Election of 1985, and won 17 MLA and 1 MP seats respectively.[4]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "Alliance in trouble". frontline.thehindu.com. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Merger boost for Assam minorities". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  3. ^ "United Minorities Front, Assam - Rediff Pages". pages.rediff.com. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  4. ^ Banerjie, Indranil (27 January 2014). "Assam elections acquire considerable significance, campaigns centre around the accord". India Today. Retrieved 9 October 2019.