Patna, Sept. 9 -- Lok Janshakati Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan Wednesday met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and invited him to an event being organised in Patna to mark the first death anniversary of his father and LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan on September 12.

Both scions of their respective parties sought to downplay political significance the meeting, saying their fathers shared a close bond in their political career and they had "family ties".

"I have met Tejashwi Yadav to invite him to Barkhi (a ceremony to mark the first death anniversary) of my father to be held on September 12. I will also meet Lalu Prasad tomorrow in Delhi. My aim is to invite everyone who has worked with him to pay their tributes," Chi...