Paswan also disclosed that a statue of his late father will be unveiled on the latter’s birth anniversary on July 5 at Hajipur, the Lok Sabha constituency which had become synonymous with Ram Vilas Paswan.
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The lawyer for the petitioner added that the present occupants have no other place to stay in the national capital and the bungalow houses a museum in the memory of late Ram Vilas Paswan and also has several artefacts.
Speaking to PTI, Paras said he was ”glad” that Chirag Paswan recently visited his residence and invited him to the event.
Ram Vilas Paswan’s death anniversary falls on October 8, but Chirag Paswan has decided to observe it on September 12.
On Sunday, Paswan, who is facing a coup from his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras, held a national executive meeting of the party in the national capital.
Arun Kumar, a former Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader, in his letter to Modi said the LJP under the leadership of Ram Vilas Paswan was the first party to welcome Modi’s candidature for the prime minister’s post.
Earlier in the day, Chirag Paswan was removed from the post of LJP President in an emergency meeting, party sources said.
Nutan Singh, who was the only LJP representative in the Bihar Legislative Council, has also switched over to the BJP.
The Rajya Sabha seat from Bihar fell vacant after the demise of Dalit leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.
An anti-Nitish front by the LJP led by a 37-year-old talking about jobs and ‘Bihari first’ is likely to resonate among the young and restless.
Amid speculations that LJP would part ways with the NDA, a Central Parliamentary Board meeting was held under the leadership of party chief Chirag Paswan today, where the call was taken.
The development comes a day after Paswan met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda here to discuss the seat-sharing formula.
On Monday, LJP President Chirag Paswan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, purportedly setting out his stand on seat-sharing for the upcoming Assembly election.
The LJP is critical against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on issues like unemployment, health, education, and the overall law and order situation in the state.
Paswan accused the Bihar government of dragging its feet on the issue of migrants while states like the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh have started bringing its people back by bus-loads.
The LJP has started its election preparations, and according to party sources, has identified 119 seats where both the BJP and the JDU are weak. The party has started its preparations on these seats.
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