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List of famous politicians from Fiji, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Fiji politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Fiji politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Fiji and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Fiji, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Ami Chand Ami Chand is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Ba West Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour Party during the 1999 ...more

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Amjad Ali Amjad Ali is a Fiji Indian politician. In the House of Representatives he represented the Nadi Urban Indian Communal Constituency, one of 19 reserved for Indo-Fijians, from 1999 to 2006, having ...more

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Anand Babla Died at 54 (1954-2008) Anand Babla was a Fijian politician of Indian descent. He was a member of the National Farmers Union and Fiji Labour Party, holding the Tavua Indian Communal Constituency from 1992 to 2006. in ...more

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Anand Singh age 69 Anand Kumar Singh is a Fijian lawyer and politician of Indian descent. He was born on 8 August 1948 in Bombay, when his family had temporarily moved to India. The family returned from India in ...more

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Anup Kumar Anup Kumar is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Vanua Levu West Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour Party during ...more

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Asenaca Caucau Adi Asenaca Coboiverata Caucau, generally known simply as Adi Asenaca Caucau, is a Fijian politician. She served as Minister For Women and Minister for Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation ...more

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Azim Hussein Azim Hussein is a Fiji Indian educationaist and politician who won the Nasinu Rewa Open Constituency for the Labour Party in 2006 general election defeating the John Ali of United Fiji Party, ...more

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Chaitanya Lakshman age 49 Chaitanya Lakshman is a Fiji Indian lawyer, social worker and politician who served in the multi-party cabinet of the Qarase Government as Minister for Local Government. Lakshman was elected ...more

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Davendra Singh age 67 Davendra Singh was a Fiji Indian small businessman and politician who came into prominence when he challenged and defeated the official National Federation Party candidate in a by-election in ...more

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Deo Narain age 79 Deo Narain is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Suva City Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour Party during the ...more

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Dewan Chand Dewan Chand is a Fiji Indian educationist and politician who won the Laucala Indian Communal Constituency for the Labour Party in 2006 general election, getting 90% of the votes cast. Chand had ...more

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Epeli Nailatikau age 76 Brigadier-General Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, CF, LVO, OBE, MSD, KStJ, is a Fijian chief and has been President of Fiji since 2009. He has had a long career in the Military, diplomatic service, and ...more

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Fida Hussein age 70 Fida Hussein is a Fiji Indian who served in the Fiji Police Force and as a sales consultant before being elected to the House of Representatives of Fiji. He was born in Rewa and after completing ...more

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Frank Bainimarama age 63 Rear Admiral Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, CF, MSD, OStJ, Fijian Navy, known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chiefly title Ratu, is a Fijian naval officer who has been Prime ...more

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Gaffar Ahmed Gaffar Ahmed is a Fiji Labour Party Fijian politician of Indian descent. Ahmed, a former police officer, represented the Ba West Indian Communal Constituency, one of 19 reserved for ...more

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Ganesh Chand Dr. Ganeshwar Chand, better known as Ganesh Chand, is a Fijian academic and former politician of Indian descent. He is a founder of the University of Fiji and serves as a Trustee of the Fiji ...more

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Govind Swamy age 66 Govind Swamy is a Fiji Indian who was a teacher for many years before being elected to the House of Representatives of Fiji. He was born in Labasa and after qualifying as an industrial arts ...more

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Gunasagaran Gounder Dr Gunasagaran Gounder is a Fiji Indian medical doctor who rose into prominence when he, as a Fiji Labour Party candidate, defeated the Leader of Opposition, Jai Ram Reddy of the National ...more

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Gyani Nand Died at 64 (1943-2007) Gyani Nand was a Fijian politician of Indian descent. He was born in Tavua and taught in a number of primary and high schools then worked as a hansard reporter and later as a diplomat in ...more

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Hikmat Singh Verma Hikmat Singh Verma is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Laucala Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour Party during ...more

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Jai Gawander Jai Shree Gawander was appointed the chief executive officer of the Fiji Sugar Cane Growers Council on 31 March 2007. He has also been a member of the House of Representatives and research ...more

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James Ah Koy age 81 Sir James Michael Ah Koy, KBE is a Fijian of Chinese and Fijian descent. He is Executive Chairman of Kelton Investments, the IT service provider Datec Group Ltd., Honorary Consul of the Republic ...more

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John Ali John Ali is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Nasinu Rewa Open Constituency, one of the 25 open seats, for the Fiji Labour Party during the 1999 elections for the House of Representatives. On ...more

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Jona Senilagakali Died at 82 (1929-2011) Jona Baravilala Senilagakali was a Fijian medical doctor and diplomat who briefly served as Prime Minister of Fiji from December 2006 to January 2007. Subsequently he was Minister for Health ...more

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Josefa Iloilo Died at 91 (1920-2011) Ratu Josefa Iloilovatu Uluivuda, CF, MBE, MSD, KStJ was the President of Fiji from 2000 until 2009, excluding a brief period from 5 December 2006 until 4 January 2007. He held the traditional ...more

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Kamlesh Kumar Arya Kamlesh Kumar Arya is the president of the Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji, which is a national organization uniting all the Arya Samajs in Fiji. Initially, he chose teaching as a career and was ...more

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Krishna Datt age 73 Krishna Datt, last name sometimes spelt as Dutt, is a Fijian politician of Indian descent. Born in Labasa, Vanua Levu in 1944, Datt served as Principal of Suva Grammar School, where he ...more

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Lekh Ram Vayeshnoi Lekh Ram Vayeshnoi, is a Fijian politician of Indian descent. He was one of the youngest members to be elected into Parliament in 1992. He has represented the Nadroga Indian Communal ...more

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Mahendra Chaudhry age 75 Mahendra Pal Chaudhry is a Fijian politician and the leader of the Fiji Labour Party. Following a historic election in which he defeated the long-time former leader, Sitiveni Rabuka, the former ...more

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Mahendra Sukhdeo age 77 Mahendra Sukhdeo is a former Fiji Indian unionist and politician, who was one of the founding members of the Fiji Labour Party, but only a few months later resigned from the party due to ...more

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Mohammed Afzal Khan Mohammed Afzal Khan is a Fijian lawyer and political leader of Indian descent. He served in the Senate from 2002 to 2006 as one of eight nominees of the Leader of the Opposition.

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Mohammed Latif Subedar Mohammed Latif Subedar is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Labasa Rural Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour ...more

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Muthu Swamy Muthu Swamy is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Labasa Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour Party during the ...more

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Nareish Kumar Nareish Kumar is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Labasa Open Constituency, one of the 25 open seats, for the Fiji Labour Party during the 1999 elections for the House of Representatives. On ...more

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Navin Maharaj age 78 Navin Maharaj is a Fiji Indian businessman, former mayor of Suva and member of the House of Representatives of Fiji. He is the son of one of the first three Indian members of the Legislative ...more

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Nitya Nand Reddy age 67 Nitya Nand Reddy is a Fiji Indian has been an accountant and a unionist before being elected to the House of Representatives of Fiji. He was born in Nadi, Fiji and after completing Bachelor of ...more

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Perumal Mupnar Perumal Mupnar is a Fijian politician of Indian Tamil descent, who held the Yasawa Nawaka Open Constituency in the House of Representatives for the Fiji Labour Party in the parliamentary ...more

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Pratap Chand Pratap Chand is a former Fijian politician of Indian descent. In the House of Representatives he represented the Nasinu Indian Communal Constituency from 1999 to 2006. He held the seat, one of ...more

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Prince Gopal Lakshman Prince Gopal Lakshman is a former Fijian politician of Indian descent. In the House of Representatives he represented the Viti Levu South Kadavu Indian Communal Constituency from 1999 to 2006. ...more

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Sanjeet Chand Maharaj Sanjeet Chand Maharaj was a Fijian politician of Indian descent. In the House of Representatives he represents the Viti Levu East Maritime Indian Communal Constituency, one of 19 reserved for ...more

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Satendra Singh Satendra Singh is a former Fijian politician of Indian descent. He represented the Ba East Indian Communal Constituency, one of 19 reserved for Indo-Fijians, which he won for the Fiji Labour ...more

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Surendra Lal Surendra Lal is a Fijian politician of Indian descent. In the House of Representatives he represented the Vanua Levu West Indian Communal Constituency, one of 19 reserved for Indo-Fijians, which ...more

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Tulsi Ram Khelwan Tulsi Ram Khelwan is a Fijian political leader of Indian descent. He served in the Senate from 2002 to 2006 as one of eight nominees of the Leader of the Opposition.

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Vijay Chand Vijay Chand is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Labasa Indian Communal Constituency for the Labour Party in 2006 general election. Prior to entering politics he was an Information Officer ...more

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Vijay Singh Vijay Singh is a Fijian politician of Indian descent, who represented the Vuda Open Constituency in the House of Representatives for the Fiji Labour Party from 2001 to 2006, having retained the ...more

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Vinod Maharaj Vinod Chandra Deo Maharaj is a Fiji Indian politician who won the Vuda Indian Communal Constituency, one of the 19 seats reserved for Fiji citizens of Indian origin, for the Fiji Labour Party ...more

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Vinod Patel age 76 Vinod Patel is a Fiji Indian businessman, soccer administrator and politician. He is the Chairman of Vinod Patel and Company Limited which owns a chain of hardware shops throughout Fiji. Vinod ...more

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Vinubhai Patel Vinubhai Patel is a Fiji Indian politician who was elected to the House of Representatives of Fiji in 1987. For the 1987 general election, the NFP-Labour Coalition chose him as a candidate for ...more

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Vyas Deo Sharma Vyas Deo Sharma is a Fijian politician of Indian descent. In the House of Representatives he represents the Vuda Indian Communal Constituency, one of 19 reserved for Indo-Fijians. He won the ...more