As LJP leader Chirag Paswan met with RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav in Bihar's Patna on September 8, the speculation has become rife about their alliance in politics against JDU and BJP. However, Paswan didn't endorse any such talk and said he met Yadav to invite him on the death anniversary of LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan. Meanwhile, Paswan said he couldn't meet CM Nitish Kumar because he didn't respond.
The Delhi HC has dismissed the petition of Lok Janshakti Party leader Chirag Paswan on July 9 to recognize his uncle Pashupati Parasa as the leader of the party in the house. The HC termed it as an 'inter-party dispute'. Paswan had filled the petition on July 7 against the Lok Sabha Speaker's initial decision. ''You take your call...But the court cannot get into this dispute,'' said Justice Rekha Palli.
Politician Chirag Paswan claims that BJP was aware of his decision to fight the Bihar Elections outside the NDA. While he did not deny to a possible alliance with RJD, he also said that his belief in PM Modi may change if it remains 'one-sided'. However, Paswan has decided not to fight against BJP due to their 2014 alliance, but alone, after his agenda wasn't given importance.
Courtesy: The Indian Express
After the death of Ram Vilas Paswan's father, it is expected that Lok Janshakti Party Chief Chirag Paswan may lose Five out of six MPs due to internal mutiny. However, these MP's have requested the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to identify them as separate MPs. Reportedly, Chirag's Uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras has revolted with the others and is likely to join the ruling party JD(U).
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Bihar's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) has witnessed nearly 175 functionaries, mainly panchayat presidents, defecting to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). One of the defectors said that they were feeling "suffocated" in the LJP. While State BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal welcomed the new BJP-joiners, the Chirag Paswan-led LJP claimed to have "thrown out" the turncoats long ago. Earlier, LJP's only MLC Nutan Singh had deserted the party on February… read-more
Chirag Paswan led Lok Janshakti Party has announced to contest the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam. LJP’s Secretary-General Abdul Khaliq said that the decision had been taken after party leaders met to conclude that party’s presence had to be cemented to voice for marginalised communities. Khaliq added, "The central leadership has taken this view and decided that the party will be contesting on all seats”.
Courtesy: The New Indian Express
Senior BJP leader Usha Vidhyarthi has switched to Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) from BJP in Delhi on October 7 in the presence of LJP chief Chirag Paswan. “To take Bihar forward some strong decisions needed to be taken. Bihar first, Bihari First is a thought.” said Usha. LJP is contesting the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections outside NDA. The elections for are scheduled in three phases from October 28 to November 7.
Lok Janshakti Party's President Chirag Paswan, on October 4, decided to contest elections alone by breaking their alliance with the National Democratic Alliance. The decision was taken after month-long conflicts of seat-sharing in upcoming elections. Although LJP cleared that they don't have any dissents with BJP, they left the coalition due to 'Ideological Differences' with Janata Dal-United. They are contesting against JD(U) since CM Nitish… read-more
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Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said that Lok Janashakthi Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan will continue alliance with National Democratic Alliance (NDA) despite the confusions. Athawale stated that breaking alliance in upcoming Bihar elections with NDA will not benefit LJP. He also stated that it is not possible to get same amount of seats as it was in 2015, as Janata Dal had joined the alliance. Reportedly, Bihar elections will begin from… read-more
Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan, on September 11, stated that his son and Lok Jana Shakthi Party President Chirag Paswan will take a call on alliance with NDA ahead of Bihar polls. Reportedly, LJP who is in National Democratic Alliance with BJP doesn't want to contest in Bihar elections with Janata Dal-United. Paswan said, "l am confident that Chirag will take the party and Bihar to new heights".
Courtesy: The Hindu