New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday allocated the name ‘Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and election symbol ‘Helicopter’ to Chirag Paswan. His minister uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras has been allotted the name ‘Rashtriya Lok Janshakti Party and ‘Sewing Machine’ as election symbol by poll commission.
The announcement comes amid the ongoing nomination for the two assembly by-elections seats in Bihar. Both Chirag and Pashupati had a few months back parted ways amid a dispute over the running of the party.
Election Commission (EC) allots the name ‘Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and election symbol ‘Helicopter’ to Chirag Paswan.
Earlier, the Election Commission barred Chirag Paswan and the Pashupati Kumar Paras factions from using the name of Lok Janshakti Party or its symbol ‘bungalow’ till the dispute between the rival groups is settled by the poll panel.