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Lok Jan Shakti Party

Lok Janshakti Party is recognized as a regional political party of India that has main voter base in the state of Bihar.

Party mainly focused on the development and welfare of lower-caste and Dalit communities in the state. The party was formed by Indian expert politician Ram Vilas Paswan, in 2000. He established this party with group of members who split from the Janata Dal (United), in one of the many factionalisms of the Janata Parivar. He developed the pro-poor, pro-oppressed party and named it as the LokJ anshakti Party that is briefly known as LJP.

Party understood that there is a need of major transformation in social, economic, political, educational or cultural arena. Lok Janshakti party pledges towards working continually for enhancement of the oppressedand deprived group of the society and for making them equal partners in the growth of the nation......
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Lok Jan Shakti Party News

65 LS members, 29 RS members yet to declare assets

Posted On : Sep 03,2018,    12:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Sixty-five members of the Lok Sabha and 29 of the Rajya Sabha are yet to declare their assets and liabilities, a reply to a query under the RTI Act has revealed. View More..

Bihar election: Final party position

Posted On : Nov 08,2015,    9:34 pm
The following is the final party position in the Bihar assembly, after all results in the five-phased October-November elections were declared after counting on Sunday. View More..

Star campaigners prefer light vegan food to keep fit (Battle For Bihar)

Posted On : Oct 08,2015,    2:08 pm
Oct 8 (IANS) Star campaigners are eating light vegetarian food and sipping an array of local sherbets and juices to stay cool, fresh and full of energy to sweat it out in the open to address a series of rallies for the Bihar assembly polls. View More..

Manjhi's HAM recognised by poll panel

Posted On : Jul 29,2015,    11:14 am
Patna, July 29 (IANS) The Election Commission has recognised the Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) of former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi as a political party, the party said on Wednesday. View More..



About Lok Jan Shakti Party

   Lok Jan Shakti Party History

Lok Janshakti Party is recognized as a regional political party of India that has main voter base in the state of Bihar. Party mainly focused on the development and welfare of lower-caste and Dalit communities in the state. The party was formed by Indian expert politician Ram Vilas Paswan, in 2000. He established this party with group of members who split from the Janata Dal (United), in one of the many factionalisms of the Janata Parivar. He developed the pro-poor, pro-oppressed party and named it as the LokJ anshakti Party that is briefly known as LJP.Party understood that there is a need of major transformation in social, economic, political, educational or cultural arena. Lok Janshakti party pledges towards working continually for enhancement of the oppressedand deprived group of the society and for making them equal partners in the growth of the nation. Lok Janshakti party is totally dedicated to the notion of secularism and social concord and will work with all political parties and individuals who maintain these values and make the country secure for social equality. The Election Symbol of the Lok Janshakti Party, as accepted by the Election Commission of India, is "Bungalow". The Lok Janshakti Party represents the rights and privileges of a particular group of populace and struggle for their rights. It upholds the conditions of the Dalit communities of Bihar and other regions, their terrible living conditions and meager expenses they survive on. They chose the symbol of Bungalow to symbolize a political and social group of the wealth.

The LJP has an inherent symbolicspirit of the ideologies and objectives of the party, rather than a simple depiction. Its visual, political and social imageries is described by the party.

Historical review

The LGP is mainly formed by Ram Vilas Paswan- who did outstandingly in the first Lok Sabha elections contested in the year 2004. LokJanshakti Party won four Lok Sabha seats in coalition with the Congress and the RJD. In next election of Bihar Legislative Assembly, LGP secured 29 seats, in association with the Congress and the RJD. Nevertheless,Paswanhad break up with Janata dal (United) chief leader Nitish Kumar in the preceding Bihar polls.

Ideologies:

LGP has strong ideologies to maintain the rights and to protect the rights of the minorities in the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. Party has made effective policies and schemes for the Dalits to protect the interests of the minorities in arena of education, employment, agriculture and other welfare systems. According to prominent leader, Ram Vilas Paswan, "Main ussgharmeindiyajalanechalahoon, jahasadiyon se andherahain" or "I am on a mission to light a lamp in that house where there has been darkness for years". This phrase is very common among populace of India. The party gained popularity in the year of 2009, when the Jan Morcha party, led by previous Prime Minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh combined with Paswan's party that has similar political beliefs. Conversely, in the same year, the Jharkhand unit of the Lok Janshakti Party united with the Congress. Currently, the LJP has expanded its political region and has prominence presence in the states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, in addition to Bihar.

Prominent Leaders of the Party:

The leaders of the Lok Janshakti Party are also national executives of the party. The National President of the party presently is Ram Vilas Paswan. He is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. His party backed the UPA and in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, where the UPA ruled in the government, Paswan was elected as the Union Minister in the Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers and in the Ministry of Steel, respectively. He is the main political strength of the party. Ram Chandra Paswan is National Vice-President of the LJP and he was a Member of Parliament in the 14thLok Sabha, representing the Rosera constituency of Bihar. He is a very dominant member of the LokJanshakti Party.Abdul Khaliq is Secretary General of the LJP. Surya Narayan Yadav is National Vice-President of the LJP. He is a former Member of Parliament.A.K. Bajpayee is National General Secretary of the LJP. Suraj Bhan is National Vice-President of the LJP. Ahmed Ashfaque Karim is National Vice-President of the LJP. Maheshwar Singh is National Vice-President of the LJP. P. Chandragesan is National General Secretary of LJP. Kali Prasad Pandey is National General Secretary of LJP. Kumar Sarvajit is National Secretary of LJP.

Manifesto:

LokJanshakti Party has good manifesto to serve the people of India. LGP assures to bring revolutionary changes in social and economic system with particular focus on numerous factors. The first factor is right to Work. Though, National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has been enacted, LJP will keep on working for inclusion of 'Right to Work'in the Fundamental Rights of the Constitution to ensure employment to all. Another decisive factor in party manifesto is right to Education. Though expenditure on Universal free education augmentedthe status of people, but LJP will guarantee free and obligatory education up to the secondary level for all children as also prerequisite of free school dress, free meals during the school hours and offer equal opportunity for growth of children without discrimination on the ground of social and economic areas. LJP will take initiative to open Ambedkar hostels for Dalit students in colleges and other educational institutions. The party will make certain that all communally biased contents from school textbooks of all states are eliminated. Urdu medium schools will be opened with requiredinfrastructure and sanctioned posts.A Social justice education component in the prospectus of tertiary institutions as well as in all teachers training programs would be built-in. In his manifesto, party also focused on right to health. The party will embrace right to health in Fundamental Rights and make provision of health cards for each individual. LGP has plans to offer free treatment for serious diseases, like heart and cancer for poor communities. Party will concentrate on needs and priorities of health of SC people in its program. LGP also made schemes for the Power to the Poor. In this field, LGP intend to make sure for power to the poor through 'Gram Swarajya'. Party will give top priority to development of village infrastructure through the amplification of political, social and economic relationship and take capacity building measures. One of the initiative is Village-Development Works in which the party will guarantee to construct pucca roads in every village, electrification of villages, provision of safe drinking water, and provision of basic medical and health facilities. Another measure is development of Village Economy. Creating economic activity in villages is to enable villagers to get easy loans of a small amount at a very low rate on the lines of 'Grameen Bank'. This will develop a self-confidence and support in creating more self-employment opportunities. It will also help people to stay in villages and minimize the migration due to unemployment.Another effective measure is Irrigation. It is observed that people do not utilize water resources at huge level due to ineffective schemes and with the result of that a large part of fertile land remains non-irrigated. LJP is to give main concern to water management instantlytaking charge of government. Earlier, afterresuming power within a period of eight years, irrigation facility is available for the agricultural terrain.

Success of the LJP

The LokJanshakti Party is basically is a party for poor people and emerged as a regional party in India that gained success through its significant policies and ideologies. The LJP has established severalfamous frontal organizations for the growth of populace. The youth wing of the party, called the Yuva Lok Janshakti has a vital role to struggle forintense issues such as unemployment and realized goals like 'right to work' in the nation. Other frontal organizations include the Janshakti Mazdoor Sabha or the peasants wing of the LJP, the Legal Cell, the Women's Cell, the Minority Cell and the Chattra Cell. These are actively working in the state of Bihar.LGP is dedicated for minority groups and deprived section of society. To strengthen these groups, Party took important steps to support the conditions of their living. For example, the Lok Janshakti Party established the Sachchar Committee to inspect the status of educational and economic conditions of Muslims. Further, the party also formed the Ranganath Mishra Commission to advise measures for the progression of minorities.In minority concentrated blocks, the party establishedthousandsof primary schools and around 400 schools particularlyfor girls that are known as the Kasturba Gandhi BalikaVidyalaya. Additionally, the LJP offered for scholarships and students who passed the matriculation examinations.The LJP strongly opposed the opening of Foreign Direct Investments in the retail sector because it may have negative effects on business of Indian retailers. Holding the post of Union Minister in the Ministry of Steel, Mr Paswan increased the profits of steel PSUs. He also opened new steel processing units in other regions of the nation such as Guwahati, Kangra, and Gwalior.

For Loksabha election, 2014, Lok Janshakti Party president Ramvilas Paswan expressed his views to news media that his party has alliance with Congress. Party has differences with other regional partiers in Bihar on political principles.

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