Ram Vilas Paswan talks to Santosh Singh on LJP’s change of stand on land acquisition Bill and Bihar politics ahead of state polls. Excerpts:
Paswan said that LJP put its views across in the meeting of NDA members on Tuesday.
The party draws its strength from Paswan’s appeal among a section of Dalits in the eastern state.
As per the Centre’s guidelines, farmers should be paid Rs 2,200 per tonne for the sugarcane as FRP.
Paswan said he merely means that existing laws are enough.
NDA government is in talks with various state governments to amend APMC Acts.
Dismissing question whether the saffron outfit is dictating terms to PM, Paswan said Modi is not influenced by RSS.
After taking inputs from stakeholders, the amendments will be finalised and placed before the Cabinet for approval.
The LJP chief attacked both the SP and BSP.
Paswan’s reaction comes after Lalu had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become an NRI.
He ducked questions on Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s demand for giving relief to the survivors of Gujarat riots.
The LJP leader said NDA partners must not flaunt “unnecessary” weight on BJP in states or areas where it had been strong.
During the checks, Paswan interacted with officials, highlighting the importance of hygiene and cleanliness.
The Gujarat government put two ministers in charge of arrangements for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Ahmedabad last week.
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan speaks about the coming Bihar bypolls, argues RJD, JD(U) will lose, and claims Modi will be PM for 15 years.