The result was a comprehensive victory for the alliance or front composed mainly of four parties of East Bengal, namely awami leagueKrishak Sramik Party, Nizam-e-Islam and Ganatantri Dal. The Front campaigned on an election manifesto that incorporated a package of twenty one point programme adopted by the Front in November In addition to full regional autonomy, the manifesto demanded that the central government should delegate to the eastern province all subjects except defence, foreign affairs and currency. It also called for recognition of Bangla as a state language, release of political prisoners, transformation of the then official residence Burdwan House of the chief minister of East Bengal into Bangla Academy, construction of Shaheed Minar at the site of the police firing indeclaration of 21 February as a public holiday, more autonomy for Dhaka and Rajshahi universities, introduction of economic and social rights for industrial workers in keeping with the principles of ILO, nationalisation of jute, guarantee of fair prices for commodities, and public support for cooperatives and cottage industries.
Jump to navigation Jump to search The United Front was a coalition of political parties in East Bengal which contested and won Pakistan's first provincial general election to the East Bengal Legislative Assembly. The election resulted in a crushing defeat for the Muslim League.
Nurul Amin in Nandail Constituency of Mymensingh district and created history in political arena. Nurul Amin's crushing defeat to a 27 years old young Turk of Jukto Front effectively eliminated the Muslim League from political landscape of the then East Pakistan.
United Front parties securing a United front election victory and gaining seats in the member assembly. The Awami League emerged as the majority party, with seats. The election propelled popular Bengali leaders into the Pakistani federal government, with leaders such as Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy and Abul Mansur Ahmed becoming key federal ministers.
The United Front demanded greater provincial autonomy for East Pakistan. It passed a landmark order for the establishment of the Bangla Academy in Dhaka.
However, within months of assuming power, the newly elected government was dismissed by Governor-General Ghulam Muhammadupon of accusations against A K Fazlul Huq of attempting secession.
The point package programme in the election manifesto United front election by the United Front runs as follows: To recognise Bangla as one of the State Languages of Pakistan; 2.
To abolish without compensation zamindari and all rent receiving interest in land, and to distribute the surplus lands amongst the cultivators; to reduce rent to a fair level and abolish the certificate system of realising rent; 3.
To nationalise the jute trade and bring it under the direct control of the government of East Bengal, secure fair price of jute to the growers and to investigate into the jute-bungling during the Muslim League regime to punish those found responsible for it; 4.
To introduce co-operative farming in agriculture and to develop cottage industries with full government subsidies; 5. To start salt industry both small and large scale to make East Bengal self-sufficient in the supply of salt, and to investigate into the salt-bungling during the Muslim League regime to punish the offenders; 6.
To rehabilitate immediately all the poor refugees belonging to the artisan and technician class; 7. To protect the country from flood and famine by means of digging canals and improving irrigation system; 8. To make the country self-sufficient by modernising the method of cultivation and industrialisation, and to ensure the rights of the labourer as per ILO Convention; 9.
To introduce free and compulsory primary education throughout the country and to arrange for just pay and allowances to the teachers; To restructure the entire education system, introduce mother tongue as the medium of instruction, remove discrimination between government and private schools and to turn all the schools into government aided institutions; To repeal all reactionary laws including those of the Dhaka and Rajshahi Universities and to make them autonomous institutions; to make education cheaper and easily available to the people; To curtail the cost of administration and to rationalise the pay scale of high and low paid government servants.
The ministers shall not receive more than taka as monthly salary; To take steps to eradicate corruption, nepotism and bribery, and with this end in view, to take stocks of the properties of all government officers and businessmen from onward and forfeit all properties the acquisition of which is not satisfactorily accounted for; To repeal all Safety and Preventive Detention Acts and release all prisoners detained without trial, and try in open court persons involved in anti-state activities; to safeguard the rights of the press and of holding meetings; To separate the judiciary from the executive; To locate the residence of the chief minister of the United Front at a less costly house, and to convert Burdwan House into a students hostel now, and later, into an institute for research on Bangla language and literature; To erect a monument in memory of the martyrs of the Language Movement on the spot where they were shot dead, and to pay compensation to the families of the martyrs; The Lahore Resolution proposed full autonomy of East Bengal leaving defence, foreign affairs and currency under the central government.
In the matter of defence, arrangements shall be made to set the headquarters of the army in West Pakistan and the naval headquarters in East Bengal and to establish ordnance factories in East Bengal, and to transform Ansar force into a full-fledged militia equipped with arms; The United Front Ministry shall on no account extend the tenure of the Legislature and shall resign six months before the general elections to facilitate free and fair elections under an Election Commission; All casual vacancies in the Legislature shall be filled up through by-elections within three months of the vacancies, and if the nominees of the Front are defeated in three successive by-elections, ministry shall resign from office.
In the elections of East Bengal Legislative Assembly held in Marchthe United Front won seats out of Muslim seats, whereas the ruling Muslim League managed to bag only 9 seats.United Front an alliance of the opposition parties to contest seats in the elections to the East Bengal Legislative Assembly held between March The result was a comprehensive victory for the alliance or front composed mainly of four parties of East Bengal, namely awami league, Krishak Sramik Party, Nizam-e-Islam and Ganatantri Dal..
The Front campaigned on an election manifesto that. The United Front was a coalition of political parties in East Bengal which contested and won Pakistan's first provincial general election to the East Bengal Legislative Assembly. The coalition consisted of the Awami Muslim League, the Krishak Praja Party, the Ganatantri Dal (Democratic Party) and Nizam-e .
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The election, the first waged following the “Citizens United” Supreme Court decision that allowed for increased political contributions, cost more than $ billion, with the two major party.
United Front Election Essay Elections were held in March under the India Act of , and on the basis of universal adult franchise.
The contesting parties in the elections were the ruling muslim league and a five-party alliance called united front. Elections were held in March under the India Act of , and on the basis of universal adult franchise - United Front Election introduction.
The contesting parties in the elections were the ruling muslim league and a five-party alliance called united front. The major partners of the Front were the Awami Muslim League.