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Jitan Ram Manjhi


'Dharm ke thekedaar': Ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi hits out over dignity of Dalits

September 23, 2021 9:27 pm

Manjhi, whose Hindustani Awam Morcha is a part of the ruling alliance in the state, expressed anguish on Twitter, sharing a heart-wrenching news report of a Dalit couple in Karnataka being penalised after their two-year-old child inadvertently stepped into a temple.

Upendra Kushwaha among 12 nominated to Bihar Upper House

March 18, 2021 8:32 am

The JD(U) and the BJP split the seats equally among themselves, prompting ally Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), led by former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, to threaten a “big decision”.

Bihar: Jitan Ram Manjhi claims another minister, MLC berth for party

January 08, 2021 1:54 am

Manjhi's son Santosh Kumar Suman is already a minister in the Nitish Kumar-led government, and the party has four MLAs in the Assembly, including the former CM.

Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn in as pro-tem Speaker of Bihar assembly

November 19, 2020 1:50 pm

Jitan Ram Manjhi, a multiple-term MLA and founding president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, was administered oath of office by Governor Fagu Chauhan.

Jitan Ram Manjhi: The man of many U-turns looks to turn a corner

October 15, 2020 8:39 am

NDA needs a Dalit leader after Paswan's death, and Jitan Ram Manjhi seeks to be that man.

Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi’s HAM(S) to join NDA, not merge with JD(U)

September 03, 2020 1:34 am

According to Manjhi, although he did not want to fight the elections, party workers and alliance leaders want him to contest.

Jitan Ram Manjhi likely to return to NDA fold

August 19, 2020 10:41 am

Manjhi, who had long been asking the RJD to form a coordination committee to discuss seat-sharing among Grand Alliance partners, was upset over his demands not being met.

Bihar polls: Jitan Ram Manjhi sets deadline for Grand Alliance committee

March 19, 2020 1:48 am

The deadline comes in the backdrop of a meeting Manjhi held with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday and an earlier meeting the HAM(S) chief held with poll strategist Prashant Kishor.

Manjhi walks out of alliance, cites Tejashwi’s ‘ineffective’ leadership

November 09, 2019 3:29 am

On the other hand, the CPI and CPI (M) agreed to participate in a protest rally of alliance partner Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) later this month, signalling the possible entry of the Left into the opposition alliance.

Former Bihar CM Manjhi backs MLA booked under UAPA

August 18, 2019 3:47 am

Mokama Police, who have booked two people in the case, on Saturday arrested Singh’s caretaker Suni Ram. Police have not initiated the process of arresting Singh, who is said to be in Patna.


BJP finalises seat-sharing deal with allies for Bihar polls

September 14, 2015 5:56 pm

Following days of hard bargain, BJP on Monday (September 14) sealed a seat sharing pact for the Bihar assembly polls with its allies under which it will contest 160 of the 243 seats, while sparing 20 for Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM(S), besides 40 for Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP.

Rumble in Bihar: Nitish takes his MLAs after Manjhi's rebellion

February 11, 2015 4:51 pm

Nitish camp is in Delhi to parade its MLAs before the President even as Patna HC stayed his election as leader of JD(U).

Jitan Ram Manjhi's elevation as Bihar CM, a hope for Musahars

May 25, 2014 12:35 pm

Jitan Ram Manjhi’s native region hopesthat his elevation will break free of the Musahars' image.