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LJP releases list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections

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As expected, LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan will contest from the Hajipur seat. As expected, LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan will contest from the Hajipur seat.

The Lok Janashakti Party on Saturday announced candidates for six of the seven Lok Sabha seats it will contest in Bihar.

Three of the six candidates named are family members of Ramvilas Paswan.  As expected, LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan will contest from the Hajipur seat. His brother, Ramchandra Paswan, will contest from Samastipur, and son Chirag Paswan from Jamui seat.

Vina Devi, wife of former Balia MP Suraj Bhan Singh, will contest from Munger and Satyan, and Sharma is set to contest from Nalanda.

The LJP has not declared a candidate from Khagaria. Senior leader Raghvendra Kushwaha is reportedly upset after being denied the party ticket from Nalanda, he is now lobbying for a ticket from Khagaria. The LJP will contest  from seven seats in alliance with the BJP.

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