- Paras becomes leader of LJP in Lok Sabha
- Speaker Om Birla gave recognition
- Paras replaces Chirag Paswan
Pashupati Kumar Paras, brother of late leader Ram Vilas Paswan, has become the leader of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in the Lok Sabha. In place of Paras Chirag Paswan, LJP has been made leader in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Om Birla has given him recognition. Party MPs have elected Mehboob Ali Qaiser as deputy leader. Chandan Singh has been made the chief whip of the party. This information was given to the Lok Sabha speaker.
5 out of 6 MPs of Lok Janshakti Party have revolted against party president and MP Chirag Paswan. The rebellious MPs include Pashupati Kumar Paras, Chandan Singh, Prince Raj, Veena Devi and Mehboob Ali Kaiser. Mehboob Ali Kaiser said in a conversation with NDTV, ‘We just want a leadership change.’ He also said that Chirag Paswan’s bad-mouthing of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was wrong.
‘Uncle died for you from today…’ This is how the confrontation between Chirag and Pashupati Paras started
MP Kaiser said, ‘The strategy adopted during the assembly elections was wrong. This has been the main reason. Despite saying that, he (Chirag Paswan) did not agree. It was wrong to remove Pashupati Paras ji from the post of Bihar president. He is an experienced man. Ram Vilas Paswan also trusted him.
Let us tell you that the five LJP MPs who rebelled, had written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asking them to be recognized as a separate party from LJP. The speaker has decided according to the law. It was also being said that these five MPs are in touch with JDU. It was told that all the MPs were dissatisfied since the time of the Bihar assembly elections. He was hurt by the way Chirag Paswan worked in the party.
VIDEO: LJP MPs elect Pashupati Paras as new leader, write a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker