Gujarat Assembly Election: Lok Janshakti Party won't field candidates in upcoming polls, announces support to BJP

The Lok Janshakti Party on Friday said it would not field any candidate for Gujarat polls and announced its support to ally BJP in the election

PTI November 17, 2017 13:29:17 IST
Gujarat Assembly Election: Lok Janshakti Party won't field candidates in upcoming polls, announces support to BJP

New Delhi: The Lok Janshakti Party on Friday said it would not field any candidate for Gujarat polls and announced its support to ally BJP in the election, following a hectic campaign by its chief and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan in favour of the saffron party.

Gujarat Assembly Election Lok Janshakti Party wont field candidates in upcoming polls announces support to BJP

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The LJP has traditionally contested in some seats in the state.

In the run up to the polls, which will be held in two phases next month, the BJP has deployed Ram Vilas Paswan in its campaign in an attempt to woo Dalit voters.

LJP's parliamentary board chief Chirag Paswan, in a statement, said, "Our party will fully support the BJP and not put up any candidate."

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