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Lok Janshakti Party

About Lok Janshakti Party

Lok Janshakti Party is an Indian regional political party and joined hands with United Progressive Alliance. Ram Vilas Paswan is its President.

In 2009

In May 09, LJP Chief Ram Vilas Paswan admitted that not supporting Congress was a big mistake.

Indian Parliament Elections 2009

In January 09, has identified candidates for about 20 of the total 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar.

In 2010

MLA's of LJP along with those of Rashtriya Janata Dal have been suspended for the rest of the session after they threw slippers at Speaker Udai Narain Choudhry.


Reports suggest that Lok Janshakti Party has formed an alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party. Former MP and party leader Surajbhan Singh tells media that an alliance with BJP has been finalized. However, LJP secretary general Abdul Khalik said a final decision is yet to be taken. Feb 24, 2014

Lok Janshakti Party in News

Shahrukh Khan booked for allegedly insulting the national flag
Complaint filed by Lok Janshakti Party national secretary Ravi Brahme

Sangma expecting miracle to win the Presidential Election
BJP backed presidential candidate PA Sangma expecting miracle to win the Indian Presidential Election

Mukherjee seeks support for Prez poll
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is the UPA's presidential candidate, on Saturday made an earnest appeal to the leaders of various political parties to back his candidature in the race for Raisina Hill.

Paswan takes on RSS, BJP over Ambedkar cartoon row
Amid the ongoing row over the publication of a derogatory cartoon of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in NCERT textbooks, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said this reflected a particular mindset.

Student protest turns violent in Patna
A protest by student wing of Lok Janshakti Party turned violent on Friday after a mob of students tried to break into the premises of the state assembly in Patna.

Paswan terms revised poverty line to be incorrect
Holding the Planning Commission responsible for poverty in India, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday termed the revised poverty line to be incorrect.

Manmohan Singh says dalits, tribals and minorities are still victims of disparity
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said the dalits, tribals and minorities have become the victims of disparity in many parts of the country regardless of the large measures being taken by the government.

Paswan says Hazare trying to bring mob rule by blackmailing govt.
Criticizing social activist Anna Hazare's movement, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan has said that the 74-year-old anti-graft crusader was trying to bring a mob rule by blackmailing the government by sitting on fasts when his demands were not fulfilled.

Kiran Bedi says Govt. made Lokpal Bill only for namesake
Former senior police officer and civil society activist Kiran Bedi on Wednesday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre of misleading the people of the country with their move to keep the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) out of the Lokpal Bill ambit.

Paswan demands reservation for backward classes in Lokpal
Lok Janshakti Party President, Ram Vilas Paswan has demanded reservation for socially backward groups under the Lokpal Bill during the ongoing session of Lok Sabha.

Consensus eludes on final shape of Lokpal Bill
The all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last night could not reach consensus on Lokpal Bill and leaders of various political parties said there were divergences of views on the final shape of the bill.

Lawmakers demand reservation for socially backward groups in Lokpal set up
Cutting across party lines, lawmakers from various political outfits gathered outside the Parliament here on Wednesday to press their demand for reservation for socially backward groups under the Lokpal Bill.

Paswan dubs Anna's anti-graft campaign as 'unconstitutional'
Terming veteran social activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign as 'unconstitutional' in its approach, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said that he did not support the former's actions, who has become an inspiring figure for many after his face-off with the government.

Paswan threatens to quit Lokpal parliamentary panel
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and member of the parliamentary panel of Lokpal Bill Drafting Committee, Ram Vilas Paswan, has threatened to resign if there is no reservation for lower castes, women and minorities.

Modi solely responsible for eradication of harmony from Gujarat: Paswan
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday criticised Narendra Modi's fast under 'Sadbhavana Mission', and said that the Gujarat Chief Minister was solely responsible for the eradication of harmony from the state.

Centre not involved in appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat
Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists staged a demonstration outside the Parliament to protest the appointment of Ombudsman in Gujarat, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid today said that as per his knowledge, the Governor of a State is supposed to consult Chief Justice rather then the state cabinet vis-…-vis the appointment of Lokayukta.

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