Within the run-up to the overall election due upcoming week, there’s no signal of a rapprochement between the 2 Lok Janshakti Celebration (LJP) factions — LJP (Ram Vilas) headed via Jamui MP Chirag Paswan and Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Celebration (RLJP) led via his estranged uncle, union minister and Hajipur MP Pashupati Kumar Paras — each constituents of the Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA).
The bone of competition remainder the Hajipur Lok Sabha seat, lately represented via Paras, who has determined to praise LJP’s understructure occasion on November 28 at Hajipur rather of Patna.
Chirag Paswan has already made it sunny he would no longer forgo his declare at the seat which his father (overdue) Ram Vilas Paswan represented 9 occasions.
“We celebrate LJP’s foundation day every year on November 28. We will do so this year too, the only difference being that instead of Patna, the function will be held in Hajipur, which has been late Ram Vilas Paswan’s karmabhumi,” Paras stated on Sunday.
Requested in regards to the trade of venue, Paras stated, “It is like trying out a different dish to offset the monotony of the same type of food every year.”
The union minister made it sunny he’s going to no longer surrender Hajipur seat.
A couple of weeks again, Chirag had as soon as once more hinted at no longer relinquishing his declare for Hajipur seat. “I cannot disappoint the people of Jamui (Chirag Paswan’s parliamentary constituency). However, I am paving the way for Maa (mother Reena Paswan) to fight from the Hajipur constituency so that I can continue with Jamui. But one thing is certain — LJP-R will fight both from Hajipur and Jamui,” he had stated.
Paras, in the meantime, stated his celebration was once the one “stable ally of BJP.” “There are many newcomers who cannot be counted on,” he stated.
“Our party has five MPs in the current Lok Sabha. We will contest all these seats and help the NDA do its best in Bihar,” the union minister stated.
When identified that Chirag has been seeking to stake declare on Hajipur to garden his mom Reena from the seat nurtured via his overdue father over many years, Paras remarked ironically, “He should first tell us on which party’s ticket does he want to fight in the seat.”
The LJP had gained six Lok Sabha seats in Bihar within the 2019 polls as a attribute of the NDA. In 2021, a week next Ram Vilas Paswan’s dying, the celebration crack, with 5 of the MPs supporting Paras.