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Loktantrik Janata Dal

Loktantrik Janata Dal
LeaderSharad Yadav
PresidentFateh Singh
SecretarySushila Morale[1]
FounderSharad Yadav
Founded18 May 2018 (2 years ago) (2018-05-18)
Split fromJanata Dal (United)
HeadquartersH.No. 861 P, Sector-15, Part–II, Gurugram, Gurgaon district, Haryana - 122001
Political positionCentre-left
ECI StatusRegistered Unrecognized Party

The Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) is a political party in India launched by Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar[5] in May 2018[6][7][8] The party was formed after Yadav parted ways from Janata Dal (United), due to its alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party in Bihar.[9][10][11]

Bahujan Mukti Party a political wing of BAMCEF was merged with Loktantrik Janata Dal.[12][13] V. L. Matang is the current President of the Bahujan Mukti party.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20]

In Kerala, former Janata Dal (United) unit leadership of M. P. Veerendra Kumar merged with the party.[21]


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  14. ^ The Indian Express. Debutant party says will field German Bakery convict Baig
  15. ^ Economic Times. BSP founder Kanshi Ram’s Bahujan group Bamcef plans to contest 400 Lok Sabha seats
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  21. ^ "JDS approves merger with LJD, discussions to continue". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 10 April 2020.

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