Ailing Ramvilas Paswan to announce son Chirag as new LJP chief

[New Delhi: Newly-elected President of Lok Janshakti Party Chirag Paswan being felicitated, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. The party’s outgoing chief and his father Ram Vilas Paswan said that the decision was taken in the meeting of the national executive in Delhi. ( /PTI]

New Delhi, Nov 5 : Ailing Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan may hand over the party’s reins to his son, Chirag Paswan, on Tuesday.

The LJP is holding its national working committee meeting at Ramvilas Paswan’s 12 Janpath residence. The meeting is also being attended by the party’s state chiefs.

The meeting will build a consensus over Chirag Paswan’s name as the party’s new chief. The announcement may be made around 1.30 p.m.

Paswan Senior may work as the founder-trustee of the party post the announcement.


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