Samastipur, Nov 19: The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Wednesday, Nov 19 expelled five senior party leaders, including its Bihar unit secretary, for their anti-party activities.
Samastipur district president of LJP Vinod Choudhary told mediapersons here that the disciplinary committee of the party took the action against LJP state secretary Ramashish Yadav, Samastipur district president Baleshwar Rai and other leaders, namely Hemant Choudhry, Ashok Mahto and Ranveer Kumar. These leaders had been expelled from the party's primary membership for the next six years.
Mr Choudhary also asked Maheshwar Hazari of the party to resign for issuing baseless statements against LJP chief and Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan.
Meanwhile, the leaders, who had been expelled from the party, questioned the action taken against them, saying that Mr Choudhary had no right to expel them from the party.