File picture of Union Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan.
Paswan’s daughter Asha Devi and her husband Anil Sadhu protested in entrance of the automobile of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi when he had come to obtain the physique of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founder.
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Former Union minister Ramvilas Paswan’s daughter from his first spouse and her husband staged a protest at Patna Airport on Friday after they weren’t allowed entry inside to obtain the physique of the departed chief. Paswan’s daughter Asha Devi and her husband Anil Sadhu protested in entrance of the automobile of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi when he had come to obtain the physique of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founder.
“Why politics is being played on such a sad occasion? Why his daughter and family members are not allowed entry inside the airport?” Paswan’s son-in-law advised reporters. Sadhu is presently related to Lalu Prasad’s RJD.
Asha Devi additionally fumed on the district administration for stopping her from going contained in the airport. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has additionally come to the airport to obtain the physique of the veteran chief.
Officials mentioned that solely chosen individuals are permitted to go contained in the airport in view of safety concerns. Asha Devi is the daughter of Paswan from his first spouse Raj Kumari Devi, who nonetheless lives of their native Saharbanni village in Khagaria district of Bihar.
Besides Asha Devi, Usha Devi is one other daughter of the departed chief from his first spouse. Paswan had married Raj Kumari Devi in 1960s. In 2014, he disclosed that he had divorced her in 1981, after his Lok Sabha nomination papers have been challenged.
In 1983, he had married Reena Sharma, an air hostess and a Punjabi Hindu from Amritsar. They have a son and a daughter. His son Chirag Paswan is heading the LJP at current. From the Jay Prakash Narayan Airport, his physique will likely be taken to the Bihar Legislative Assembly premises the place legislators and others can pay respect to him.
From there, his mortal stays will likely be taken to the LJP headquarters within the state capital the place it is going to be saved within the evening, social gathering sources mentioned. He will likely be cremated on the financial institution of the river Ganga at Digha ghat with full state honours on Saturday.
Ram Vilas Paswan was born to Late Shri Jamun Paswan and Late Siya Devi in a Dalit household in Shaharbanni village on July 5, 1946. Paswan, who held a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Arts levels, began his innings in electoral politics with a win from Alauli Assembly seat in 1969 on Samyukta Socialist Party ticket.
The chief had hit the nationwide headlines after profitable the 1977 Lok Sabha election from Hajipur seat with a file margin of votes on Janata Party ticket. Since then, he represented Hajipur seat for eight instances.