Prince Paswan has been booked under rape charges by the Delhi Police, officials said on Tuesday.
Chirag met Tejashwi to invite him for an event on September 12 to mark the first death anniversary of his father and former Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan. Chirag Paswan has also called Tejashwi Yadav his 'younger brother' on several occasions.
The Jamui MP also hinted at his disillusionment with the BJP which has kept silent over the crisis in his party despite his unreserved adulation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Welcoming the Delhi High Court decision of rejecting Chirag Paswan’s plea, Paras said that his nephew has every right to the late Ram Vilas Paswan's property.
The petition sought setting aside speaker’s June 14 circular showing the name of Paras as leader of Jan Lokshakti Party in the Lok Sabha.
Notably, Chirag had opened a front against Kumar ahead of the assembly elections last year when he claimed that people of the state were yearning for a change in leadership.
Paras led a coup against his nephew Chirag Paswan and split the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founded by his brother Ram Vilas Paswan - Chirag's father. Paras took oath as minister in Modi Cabinet on July 7.
In a party coup last month, Paswan was removed as LJP President by some rebel MPs, including Paras. He retaliated by expelling his uncle and four other MPs.
Amid reports of his uncle Pashupati Nath Paras getting an invite to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Union Cabinet later in the week, Chirag Paswan said Paras could not be appointed a minister from the LJP quota since he is no longer a part of the party.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that Ram Vilas Paswan's contributions to public service and empowering the downtrodden will always be remembered.
Earlier, Chirag Paswan has dubbed himself Hanuman and the Prime Minister as Lord Ram.
Chirag also said that he expected his alliance Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to reach out during the current crisis, but BJP's silence is unexpected for him. "If Hanuman (Chirag Paswan) has to seek help from Ram (PM Narendra Modi), then it's unfortunate. I expect Ram should play a role to solve the political crisis faced by hanuman" Paswan said
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Tejashwi Yadav charged the ruling JD(U) with being the mastermind behind the split in the LJP, which has left Chirag cornered within the party .
On rumours of Cabinet expansion, the Chief Minister who is on a personal visit to New Delhi, said that it all depends on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Chirag Paswan led faction of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) has called a national executive meeting in national capital Delhi on Sunday. Amid a feud with his uncle Pashupati Paras over the control of the party, Paswan has asserted that more than 90 per cent of the national executive members are with him.
Lok Janshakti Patry (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan holds a meeting with party leaders at their office in Delhi.
The LJP has six MPs, including Paswan, in Lok Sabha and none in Rajya Sabha. Five of its MPs recently elected Paras as their president in place of Paswan. Lok Sabha secretariat then notified his election after all five of them met the Speaker with their representation.
LJP national president Pashupati Kumar Paras on Saturday said that Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla found our concern of 'lack of democracy' in the party as a genuine concern.
The LJP faction headed by Pashupati Kumar Paras on Saturday disbanded all bodies and state units affiliated with the party and announced a new national executive.