Lok Janshakti Party (Chirag group) president Chirag Paswan had written a letter to the Election Commission claiming that the party’s “Bangla” is the election symbol.
Election Commission of India freezes Lok Janshakti Party’s symbol Which means that neither of the two factions can use the election symbol of LJP till further orders. The Election Commission says that “Paswan or either of the two groups of Chirag will not be allowed to use the symbol of the LJP.” The Election Commission has asked both the factions to choose the names and “symbols” of their groups, as an interim measure.Also Read – LJP MP Prince Raj booked for rape, Chirag Paswan also named in FIR; Know the whole matter…
Let us tell you that earlier Chirag Paswan, president of Lok Janshakti Party (Chirag Group), had written a letter to the Election Commission claiming that the party’s “Bangla” is the election symbol. His action comes in view of the by-elections to be held on October 30 in Bihar’s Kusheshwar Asthan (Darbhanga) and Tarapur (Munger) assembly seats. Also Read – Rajya Sabha Bypolls: EC announces elections in these 5 states for 6 Rajya Sabha seats
His party group’s national spokesperson A.K. Bajpai had said, “We have written a letter to the Election Commission and asked it to reject the claim of Paras Group which is claiming the same symbol. The claim of Paras group was illegal as per the internal constitution of the Late Ram Vilas Paswan party.” “We want the Election Commission to clarify its stand before the nomination dates for the by-elections,” he said. After which today ie on Saturday, EC has frozen the “Bangla” election symbol. Also Read – Bihar: Chirag Paswan and Tejashwi Yadav met, said- ‘Family relations in both the families’
In the 2020 assembly election, Chirag Paswan broke away from the NDA to contest independently, but the party fared poorly, winning just one seat and the winning candidate soon joined the ruling Janata Dal-United. . Chirag Paswan was blamed for the pathetic result, and this created a rift between him and his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras, which eventually split the party and declared himself the LJP president. Chirag Paswan is engaged in a conflict with Paras and hence is demanding a poll panel.