Iran Novin Party
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Iran Novin Party
Iran Novin Party
FounderHassan Ali Mansour
Founded15 December 1963
Dissolved2 March 1975
Preceded byNationalists' Party[1]
Merged intoRastakhiz Party[2]
Worker wingWorker House (1967-75)
IdeologyRoyalism

The Iran Novin Party (Persian: ?‎, romanized?ezb-i ?r?n-i Nuv?n, lit. 'New Iran Party') was a royalist political party in Iran and the country's ruling party for more than a decade, controlling both cabinet and the parliament from 1964 to 1975. People's Party was regarded its opposition.[3]

The party was "indistinguishable from the state", i.e. party of power, with no coherent ideology or agenda.[4] It was the main reason to deny opportunities to seek a popular following through nationalist or socialist appeals, although its pragmatism and opportunism was advantageous in recruiting.[5]

It comprised technocrats and former civil servants; supported the Court (probably having been initiated by it), identifying with the policies of the Shah"[6] and self-proclaimed its role as "guardian" of the White Revolution (P?sd?r-e Enqel?b).[5]

Electoral history

Legislature

Election Party leader Parliament Senate
Seats +/- Pos Seats +/- Pos
1963 Hassan Ali Mansur
Steady 1st[7] Unknown Steady 1st
1967 Amir-Abbas Hoveyda
Increase 40 1st[7]
Unknown 1st
1971
Increase 50 1st[7]
Increase 2 1st

Local councils

Election Seats Pos
1968
1st[8]
1970
1st[9]
1972
1st[10]

Leadership


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