Prince Raj
Member of Lok Sabha, Samastipur
Assumed office
24 October 2019
Preceded byRam Chandra Paswan
Lok Janshakti Party Bihar unit President
In office
26 October 2019 – 24 February 2021
Preceded byPashupati Kumar Paras
Succeeded byRaju Tiwari
Personal details
Born (1989-07-07) 7 July 1989 (age 32)
Khagaria, Bihar
Political partyLok Janshakti Party
Parents
Source: [1]

Prince Raj (born 7 July 1989) is an Indian politician. He was elected as Member Of Parliament from Samastipur in a bye-poll on 24 October 2019, after the death of his father and sitting MP Ram Chandra Paswan. Prince Raj was appointed president of Bihar unit of Lok Janshakti Party in October 2019, replacing his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras.[1][2][3]

He became the member of Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as well as Consultative Committee, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.[4]

On 15 June, Chirag Paswan suspended 5 rebel MP's along with Prince for anti-party activities.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Paswan's nephew Prince Raj wins LS bypoll to retain Samastipur seat for LJP". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Ram Vilas Paswan's Nephew Retains Samastipur Lok Sabha Seat For Party". NDTV. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Bihar bypoll results 2019: LJP win in Samastipur LS seat, AIMIM in Kishanganj". The Indian Express. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  4. ^ PatnaOctober 26, Press Trust of India; October 26, 2019UPDATED; Ist, 2019 00:09. "Paswan's nephew Prince Raj chosen Bihar LJP president". India Today. Retrieved 8 October 2021.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "LJP national committee in Bihar expels 5 rebel MPs, decides Chirag Paswan would continue heading the party". Hindustan Times. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
Lok Sabha Preceded byRam Chandra Paswan Member of Parliamentfor Samastipur 2019–2024 Succeeded byIncumbent