Republican People's Party

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Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is the currently leader of the CHP.
Founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk giving his speech at the CHP's Fourth General Congress, on 9 May 1935.

The Republican People's Party (Turkish: Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi, CHP) is the oldest political party in Turkey. Their ideology is social democracy and Kemalism.

They are currently the second largest party in the Turkish Parliament, with 135 out of 550 seats and they form the Main Opposition of Turkey. Their founder is Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and their current leader is Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.

On September 7, 1919, Turkish nationalists established a resistance organisation against the invasion of Turkey. On September 9, 1923, the organisation officially declared itself as a political party and it was the Republican People's Party.

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