Lower than per week after the Election Fee (EC) determined to freeze the Lok Janshakti Occasion (LJP) image and the celebration identify, it introduced new names to the 2 factions led by Lok Sabha member Chirag Paswan and Union Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras.
Paswan’s faction will now be generally known as Lok Janshakti Occasion (Ram Vilas) and will probably be represented by the helicopter image within the upcoming bypolls in Bihar. The rival faction led by his uncle has been allotted the identify Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Occasion and the stitching machine as election image.
“Neither of the 2 teams… shall be permitted to make use of the identify of the celebration “Lok Janshakti Occasion” simplicitor,” the Election Fee said in its order handed Saturday.
The EC’s ruling to freeze the celebration identify and symbols is an interim order that will probably be in impact until the dispute is lastly settled.
The EC had added that “neither of the 2 teams shall be permitted to make use of the image “bungalow”, reserved for LJP.
Chirag Paswan-led faction has introduced its resolution to area candidates in two Bihar Meeting seats in Tarapur and Kusheshwar Sthan the place bypolls will probably be held. The faction mentioned the approaching elections would settle its declare of being the “actual LJP”.
The opposite faction has mentioned that it will not contest the seats as they had been gained by the NDA.
The contesting claims to energy by the rival factions got here to the fore in June, with each Chirag and his uncle claiming management over the LJP.