The government is not going to make any change in the current reservation policy for SC/STs and other communities in jobs and educational institutes, Paswan said.
He said that the FCI is also creating a buffer stock of pulses under which a stock of 2 lakh tonne will be available.
Anil Kumar Sadhu withdrew the remarks he made against the Union Minister and his son Chirag Paswan in a vicious attack on them after being denied a poll ticket.
The HAM chief’s son-in-law Devendra Manjhi filed nomination as an Independent from Bodh Gaya (reserved SC seat).
Defending the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Paswan said the proposed legislation was a boon for the people.
Nobody can say that Ramvilas Paswan has ever asked or hankered after seats,’ Paswan said at state LJP headquarters.
Paswan said that B R Ambedkar’s adoption of the Buddhist religion by choice in 1950s did not make news or was debated.
He cautioned that the NDA alone stood to gain if Manjhi is replaced as major chunk of Mahadalit votes would shift towards it.
LJP sources said the feelers from the BJP is that it will get to contest about 45-odd seats.
Lok Sabha was debating price rise after a demand from the Opposition Congress.
We have demanded the central government to cancel this directive, said Chhattisgarh Food Minister.
Ramvilas Paswan prefers not to carry a mobile and is not known to be tech-savvy, is latest to join social media.
Paswan had reportedly sought an appointment with Mamata, but it was denied citing prior commitments.
Paswan had quit the Vajpayee-led NDA regime in 2002 in protest over Gujarat riots.
While JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav may get walkover, party’s nominee and former CM’s cultural adviser Pawan Verma will face Independents Anil Sharma and Dilip Jaiswal.