Cap (Retd.) Jai Narain Nishad with the Indian Activist Dr Harikumar Pallathadka in June 2013
Cap (Retd.) Jai Narain Nishad with the Indian Activist Dr Harikumar Pallathadka in June 2013

Jai Narain Prasad Nishad (18 November 1930 – 24 December 2018)[1] was an Indian politician and member of parliament from Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha Constituency in the Indian State of Bihar.[2][3] He was a Union Minister for State in 1996-1998 and has been a member of Lok Sabha five times and a former member of Rajya Sabha.[4] He was a member of Janata Dal (United) and with the Bharatiya Janata Party.[2][3][4][5] His son, Ajay Nishad is the MP of Muzaffarpur.

Disqualified from parliament

Nishad was a member of BJP when he was disqualified as a member of Rajya Sabha in April 2008 under the Anti-defection Law by the Vice President of India who is also the chairman of Rajya Sabha for switching sides.[6] He was removed as a member of Rajya Sabha.

He changed to five political parties fifteen times but got elected from the same seat five times.[7][8]

References

  1. ^ "Former Union Minister Jai Narain Prasad Nishad passes away at 88". Newsd www.newsd.in. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b Lok Sabha
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b Members Page
  5. ^ Member's Web Site
  6. ^ "BJP MP disqualified - NATIONAL - The Hindu".
  7. ^ Another JD(U) leader Captain Jai Narayan Nishad meets Narendra Modi, calls him a 'good king' : East, News - India Today
  8. ^ MP Jai Narain Prasad roots for Narendra Modi as India's next PM - India - DNA
Lok Sabha Preceded byGeorge Fernandes Member of Parliamentfor Muzaffarpur 1996 – 2004 Succeeded byGeorge Fernandes Preceded byGeorge Fernandes Member of Parliamentfor Muzaffarpur 2009 – 2014 Succeeded byAjay Nishad