India, June 14 -- Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Pashupati Kumar Paras said on Monday that five of the party's six Lok Sabha MPs have joined hands to elect him as the leader in place of Chirag Paswan. He also said that the group of MPs has conveyed their decision to the Lok Sabha Speaker.

"There are six MPs in our party. It was the desire of five MPs to save our party," Paras said while addressing mediapersons in Patna, adding, "I have not broken party but saved it."

The senior LJP leader and Chirag's uncle also said that he he nothing against his nephew. "Chirag Paswan is my nephew as well as party's national president," said Paras.

When asked if Paras has decided to merge LJP with ruling Janata Dal (United) or JD(U) in Bihar, Paras...