Chirag Paswan

Chirag Paswan dials Lalu Prasad, revives family links

Jul. 13—Lok Janshakti Party leader and Jamui MP Chirag Paswan, upstaged by a coup led by his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras who was recently sworn in as union minister, on Monday spoke to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad and his son and leader of opposition in Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, in New Delhi over phone.

Jolt to Chirag Paswan: LJP MPs seek new parliamentary leader, write to speaker

Jun. 14—Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), led by Chirag Paswan in Bihar, is now set to suffer another setback following its weighty defeat in the Bihar legislative assembly elections last year. As many as five of the party's six MPs in Lok Sabha have decided to remove Chirag Paswan as the leader of the Parliamentary party in the lower House, according to news agency ANI. Citing people familiar with the development, the news agency reported that the majority of Lok Sabha MPs in Chirag's own party intend to replace him with Hajipur MP Pashupati Kumar Paras as the new leader of the LJP in Lok Sabha. To this end, the LJP MPs have already met Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla and handed him a letter regarding these new developments, the agency added.