National People's Congress (Vishwamitra)
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|Vice Presidents||Princess Sarala|
|General Secretary||Manggala Alif Prasetia|
|Founded||25 December 2017|
(as Friends Societal Congress)
|Merger of||FSFP • FSFP • FSIP|
|Political position||Centre to Centre-left|
|National affiliation||National People's Alliance|
The National People's Congress, also known by its acronym as NPC is one of the two principal parties of the State of Vishwamitra. It was initially founded as the Friends Societal Congress on 25 December 2017 by then President Dhrubajyoti Roy who then became the Prime Minister. The party won the first General Elections in 2018 which was coincidentally it's first contested elections, in which it aligned with the Friends Society Secular Party.
Since, then the party had consecutively won all general and presidential elections held. On 21 March 2018, the Friends Society Freedom Party led by Arnab Sil decided to merge with the Congress. Post elections, the Friends Society Independent Party also decided to merge with the Congress. On the eve of the 2019 March General Elections, the Friends Society Secular Party led by Tanishkaa Patranabish also decided to merge the party with the Congress.
On 3 March 2020, the Friends Societal Congress was renamed to the National People's Congress.
The President of the National People's Congress is the highest office-holder in the party and the chief decision maker within the party. The President is responsible for approving any decision related to the party. The first person to serve as the president was Dhrubajyoti Roy, who led the party from its establishment until June 2020. The current office of President of the NPC, is temporarily vacant.
|1||Dhrubajyoti Roy||25 December 2017||7 June 2020|
|2||Princess Anoushkaa||8 June 2020||5 March 2021|
|3||Ștefan Marius Snagoveanu||6 March 2021||11 July 2021|
|4||Farhaz Hazarika||11 July 2021||12 December 2021|
|5||Rory McPhail||12 December 2021||April 2022|
|6||Arthur Lacey-Scott||28 August 2022||Incumbent|
The President is assisted by a board of members which is the executive council of the party. The current committee was formed with the appointment of Farhaz Hazarika as the President on 11 July 2021. The current executive committee comprises:
- Arthur Lacey-Scott - President
- Sarala Baishya & Rafe Burfield - Vice President
- Farhaz Hazarika - Leader of the House
- Manggala Alif Prasetia - General Secretary
- Matthew Tonna - Treasurer
|Election year||Candidate||Seats won||Percentage||Rank|
|Mar 2021||Ștefan Marius Snagoveanu||55%||1st|
|Nov 2021||Farhaz Hazarika||85%||1st|
|Name of the party||Leader||Date of merger||Notes|
|Friends Society Freedom Party||Arnab Sil||20 March 2018||The party merged into the National People's Congress, formerly known as the Friends Societal Congress on the eve of the General Elections 2018 and decided to contest the elections as one.|
|Friends Society Independent Party||Sarala Baishya||21 March 2018||The party merged into the National People's Congress, formerly known as the Friends Societal Congress on 21 March 2018, following the party's failure in the General Elections.|
|Friends Society Secular Party||Tanishkaa Patranabish||16 March 2019||The party merged into the Friends Societal Congress, following the breakout of 5 MPs from the ruling government and the formation of the Independent Party on the same day.|