Chirag Paswan takes over reins as LJP president

Published: Nov 5, 2019, 4:46 pm IST

New Delhi, Nov 5 (UNI)Chirag Paswan was on Tuesday elevated as president of the Lok Janshakti Party, taking over the mantle from his father Ram Vilas Paswan.

Announcing this, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, 73, said the elevation was made at the party national executive in the National Capital.

Mr Ram Vilas Paswan is an ally of the National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

With Chirag Paswan, a two-time Lok Sabha member, taking over the reins of the LJP, Gen Next has come to the fore.