National Order Party

Political party in Turkey
National Order Party
Millî Nizam Partisi
LeaderNecmettin Erbakan
FounderNecmettin Erbakan
Founded26 January 1970 (1970-01-26)
Banned20 May 1971 (1971-05-20)
Split fromJustice Party
Succeeded byNational Salvation Party
IdeologyMillî Görüş
Political positionFar-right
ReligionSunni Islam

National Order Party (Millî Nizam Partisi, MNP) was an Islamist political party in Turkey, which adopted the Millî Görüş ideology. It was founded on 26 January 1970 by Necmettin Erbakan. It was closed down on 20 May 1971 by the authorities on the grounds, that it violated the Constitution, specifically the articles dealing with secularism.[1]

It was succeeded by the National Salvation Party (MSP) established in October 1972.


  1. ^ Uslu, 50.


  • Uslu, Nasuh (2003). The Turkish-American Relationship between 1947 and 2003: The History of a Distinctive Alliance. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59033-832-2.
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