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Large Crowd to hear Chaudhry

Published: Fri 11 Aug 2000 10:01 AM
About 2000 people attended a Public Meeting at Mahatama Gandhi Centre of Auckland on Thrusday to hear deposed PM of Fiji, Mr Mahendra Chaudhry. Mr Chaudhry were accompanied by his wife Mrs Chaudhry and other delegation from Fiji.
Mrs Jokapeci Koroi, President of Fiji Labour Party was one of delegation who addressed the meeting. When asked why she still call Mr Chaudhry as PM even though his government is not in power. She said, 'Of course we are the elected government and the present administration is illegal. Mr Chaudhry is still elected PM.'
Mrs Padarath, deposed Minister for Women & Social Welfare says,'We are the rightful government. We were the selected, Mr Chaudhry is elected PM of Fiji.That's why we address him as PM'
Mr Bham ji and Nik Naidu were among the local organiser who addressed the public meeting and Nitya Reddy was the MC.
ENDS

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