Social worker from Seohar and political think tank Abul Kalam describes a viewpoint on Ram Vilas Paswan’s effect on the politics of Bihar. : NDA’s ally in Bihar
Clearing the picture of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar, BJP and Janta Dal-United (JDU) accorded to fight on 17-17 seats and Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) will go on 6 seats. Not only this, Paswan succeeded to reserve one Rajya Sabha seat for himself. These announcements were made by BJP president Amit Shah in the presence of Ram Vilas Paswan and JDU’s president Nitish Kumar. NDA’s ally in Bihar
Magnified the political fervour of the country
The way, the LJP president accorded the strategy of compression on the BJP by put forwarding his son and parliamentarian leader of the party Chirag, magnified the political fervour of country.
NDA’s ally in Bihar: Warned NDA
and PM Modi
Chirag warned NDA leaders by his tweet on 18 December to clear up the issues of seat sharing otherwise apprehending of political wreckage to the NDA. Instead of that, he praised Rahul Gandhi, picking the right issues for winning the states in assembly election of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. Not only this, he wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by raising questions for paybacks in two years of demonetisation. NDA’s ally in Bihar
Zigzag record of the political career
And now the apprehension had raised for BJP leaders for Ram Vilas’s previous track record of changing flock to the United Progressive Alliance. Paswan is well known recognised as a weather scientist in Indian politics, changing side as he looks stronger. On the other hand, after parting ways, Upendra Kushwaha, leader of Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) the BJP didn’t want to be mistaken. NDA’s ally in Bihar
NDA’s ally in Bihar: Worked with
6 Prime Ministers
Ram Vilas Paswan along with VP Singh, former Prime Minister of India at Iftar Party in New Delh (file photo),
Ram Vilas Paswan’s biggest achievement of 50 years career in politics is to be easy adoption of parties whether these are standing at two opposite poles of the polity. Paswan has co-worked with 6 Prime Minister from VP Singh to Narendra Modi. He was Minister in HD Devegowda government in 1998. In 1999, he had pitched into the cabinet of Atal Bihar Vajpayee as minister of consumer affairs. He had been Chemical Fertilizer Minister in UPA government from 2004 to 2009. NDA’s ally in Bihar
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NDA’s ally in Bihar: King of bad times
Meanwhile, he underwent the bad phase of 2009 to 2014, when he neither could be able to save his seat, nor his party laid by the position. Despite, he got succeeded to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for him by the help of Lalu Prasad Yadav. In 2014 he holds on NDA, despite, he had abnegated NDA in 2002 cited Gujrat riots.
Managing Paswan vote bank is
the key to success
The biggest strength of Ram Vilas Paswan is his Paswan vote bank of Bihar, which stands to 6 per cent of a total electorate of the state. There is a stronghold of Paswan’s in Hazipur, Samastipur, Ujiapur, Darbangha, Sitamarhi, Madhepur and Madhubani. At least 40 seats of Bihar are influenced by Paswan’s vote. These votes stand to between 50,000 to 2,00000 here.
Paswan secured vote bank even in 2009
In 2009, when his party had contested at 12 seats of Bihar and couldn’t secure even a single seat, attained the 6.5 per cent vote share. That’s why the accompany of Paswan’s, concerned to secure transfer of that vote bank, that’s why he contains the conjuring in Indian politics. This is the reason, Paswan is one of the most blue-eyed political figures for any national as well as the regional party. NDA’s ally in Bihar
NDA’s ally in Bihar: Some issues are still to be resolved
However, some of the concerns are still to be approached. The issue of party wise allocation of seats is to be patched up, slacking this can be the reason of miff. The new developments could emerge after 15 January. However, the party leaders are enunciating to resolve the issue consensually. NDA’s ally in Bihar
Authorised Chirag for making
Amid all these affairs, the second big achievement of Ram Vilas is to establish his son Chirag as a political leader. Chirag must not achieve the attention as a member of parliament form Jamui for 5 years as he instated the publicity after raising the seat sharing issue. 72 years old politician Ram Vilas has authorised Chirag for making consequential decisions. Now the fortified himself within the party and outer peripheries, Chirag does have a challenge. Proving him as sharp as his father, Chirag has to clear some examinations. NDA’s ally in Bihar
Chirag; claimant of a ministerial
post in next NDA government
Whereas the decision cropped up by pushing forward Chirag, so he becomes the unsubtle claimant for the ministerial post, if the NDA form government consecutively second time. Ram Vilas may go to parliament by the second option if needed.
NDA’s ally in Bihar: Expert in the
game of farsightedness
Ram Vilas is a known figure for his political farsightedness, as he secures his whereabouts if the results aren’t going in favour in 2019. By the way, the man behind the idea of accompanying to NDA in 2014, that was Chirag. Now to see, the outcomes of the decision to commune with NDA in 2019. NDA’s ally in Bihar
Now it’s time to examine Paswan’s magic
It appears BJP president Amit Shah gave in next to the Paswan in first sight, but he articulated Nitish Kumar and Ram Vilas Paswan his purpose to win more and more seats in Bihar. In 2014, NDA had procured 31 seats out of 40. Now the big question raises, will Paswan’s magic work to make headway or retain the current position. NDA’s ally in Bihar