All Malaysian Indian Progressive Front

The All Malaysia Indian Progressive Front (Malay: Barisan Kemajuan India Se-Malaysia, Tamil: அகில மலேசிய இந்தியர் முன்னேற்ற முன்னனி, romanized: Aṉaittu malēciya intiya muṟpōkku muṉṉaṇi), abbrev: AMIPF, or better known just as the Indian Progressive Front (IPF), is a Malaysian political party. It is a splinter party of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) formed by its dissident leader M. G. Pandithan in 1990. The party was a component of the defunct opposition coalition, Gagasan Rakyat (GR) from 1990 to 1996, but it currently supports the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition although it is not a component member.[1] IPF had failed in its application to join BN after an objection from MIC.[2] Instead it is being considered just as a 'Friends of BN' party.[3][4][5][6][7]

All Malaysia Indian Progressive Front
Malay nameBarisan Kemajuan India Se-Malaysia
باريسن كماجوان اينديا س-مليسيا
Chinese name全馬來西亞印裔進步陣綫
全马来西亚印裔进步阵线
quán Mǎláixīyà yìnyì jìnbù zhènxiàn
Tamil nameஅகில மலேசிய இந்தியர் முன்னேற்ற முன்னனி
AbbreviationAMIPF or IPF
PresidentLoganathan Thoraisamy
FounderM. G. Pandithan
Founded1990
Split fromMalaysian Indian Congress (MIC)
Headquarters53, Jalan Sr 1/9, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor
IdeologyDravidianism
National affiliationGagasan Rakyat (1990-1996)
Barisan Nasional (allied party, since 1996)
ColoursRed, black, green
Dewan Negara:
0 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
0 / 222
Dewan Undangan Negeri:
0 / 607
Website
www.ipfmy.com

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General election results

Election Total seats won Seats contested Total votes Voting Percentage Outcome of election Election leader
2018
0 / 222
3 TBD TBD TBD (Friends of BN) Loganathan Thoirasamy
2022
0 / 222
1 7,387 0.05 No representation in Parliament (Friends of BN) Loganathan Thoirasamy

See also

References

  1. "IPF Still Hopeful Of Joining BN". Bernama. 30 July 2010.
  2. Ida Lim (8 October 2017). "IPF seeks to join BN, moots two-day break for Deepavali". Malay Mail. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  3. "IPF To Support BN Candidates In General Election - Pandithan, 31 December 2007, Bernama". Archived from the original on 27 April 2019. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  4. "Zahid: Three small Indian parties - Kimma, IPF and Makkal Sakti - may join Barisan". The Star. 27 October 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  5. "Perjumpaan Bersama Parti Friends of BN". UMNO ONLINE (in Malay). 13 March 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2021 via Facebook.
  6. "Bersama Parti Friends of BN". UMNO ONLINE (in Malay). 13 March 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  7. "Selesai dahulu masalah permohonan parti politik lain: Penganalisis". Sinar Harian (in Malay). 29 December 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
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