LJP fields its candidates strategically for the second phase

The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) has started giving away the symbols to its candidates for the second phase of the Bihar Assembly elections. According to the sources, the party will field about 50 candidates in the second phase. Candidates are being called to Patna for giving the symbols. On lines of the first phase, the party can also nominate BJP rebels from many seats. Many such leaders are in touch with the party.

Kameshwar Singh Munna, who contested from Ekma Assembly on a BJP ticket in 2015, has been nominated by LJP. The party has fielded Renu Kushwaha, former Industrial Minister and State President of the Bhartiya Sablog Party (BLSP), from Khagaria. In the second phase, the party is also contesting against the BJP in four seats. Among these, Rajesh Kumar Verma from Bhagalpur, Rakesh Roshan from Raghopur, Raju Tiwari from Govindganj, and Ramajkumar Sah from Lalganj have been decided to field. Govindganj and Lalganj are the seats of LJP.

It may be noted that in the first phase, LJP has not fielded any candidate against any BJP candidate. On the other hand, Late Ramvilas Paswan’s son-in-law Mrinal from Rajapakar and his nephew’s elder brother Princeraj from Rosra. In a day or two, the party will duly announce the names of all the candidates in the second phase.

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Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a student at the Centre for Chinese and South-east Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He also works with Hasratein- a Delhi based queer collective. The current area of his academic interest lies in the study of the Chinese language and society.