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Ram Vilas Paswan

About Ram Vilas Paswan

Paswan is the leader of Lok Janshakti Party, a regional political party in India. As of Saturday, May 16, 2009 10:36 AM IST, he is traling in the 2009 Indian Parliamentary Elections behind former Chief Minister Ramsunder Das by over 9,500 votes in Hajipur Parliamentary Constituency. As of Saturday, May 16, 2009 11:45:48 AM IST, he is trailing by 7000 votes at end of Round 5. It appears he might taste his first defeat in 7 years.

2014 Elections

Ram Vilas Paswan has entered into an alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party for the 2014 general elections.


Ram Vilas Paswan has addressed a BJP rally in Bihar. Addressing the crowd, Paswan urged them to welcome Modi as Prime Minister and vote for NDA to bring a change in nation. Mar 3, 2014

Ram Vilas Paswan in News

Andhra Pradesh News on June 2, 2015
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on June 2, 2015

P.D. Hinduja Hospital Retains Position of the Best Multi-Specialty Hospital in Mumbai
P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center, Mumbai continues this year's award-winning streak with the prestigious title of the 'Best Multi-Speciality Hospital-Mumbai' (survey-based category) awarded at the Healthcare Achievers Award 2014, presented by New India Assurance Co. Ltd. and The Times of India on 11th December 2014 in New Delhi

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.

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.

Paswan's son promotes debut film in Patna
Known politican and Lok Jan Shakti party chief Ram Vilas Paswan's son, Chirag Paswan, was seen promoting his upcoming film 'Miley Naa Miley Hum' along with co star Kangana Ranaut in Patna on Monday.

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