LJP to contest all 14 Lok Sabha seats in JharkhandMarch 10th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday that his party would contest all 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand.
“We have first zeroed in on six seats in Jharkhand to contest where we have good presence. The party will, however, contest on all 14 seats and will announce its candidates phase wise,” said Paswan.
The party’’s senior leaders, in a meeting, decided to field candidates from Palamu, Chatra, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Koderma and Hazaribagh.
The LJP also declared candidates for three seats, Veerendra Pradhan from Dhanbad, former MP Ranjit Singh from Chatra and Nityanand Mahto from Hazaribagh.
“The names of the remaining three candidates will be announced on March 15,” LJP spokesman Sanjay Singh said. (ANI)