Jan Adhikar Party

Jan Adhikar Party
जन अधिकार पार्टी
Abbreviation JAP
Leader Pappu Yadav
President Pappu Yadav
Chairperson Pappu Yadav
Founder Pappu Yadav
Founded 9 May 2015 (2015-05-09)
Headquarters Purnia, Bihar, India.
Alliance Socialist Secular Morcha (2015-Present)
National convener Pappu Yadav
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Jan Adhikar Party

Jan Adhikar Party is a political party in Bihar, India. The party was formed by Indian politician Pappu Yadav aka Rajesh Ranjan in May 2015.

Pappu Yadav is a Member of the India Parliament from Madhepura and was expelled from Rashtriya Janata Dal for years due to anti-RJD activities. The party was launched just before Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2015. Pappu Yadav campaigned against Nitish-Lalu Alliance. Jan Adhikar Party fought on 64 seats as part of Socialist Secular Morcha which comprises Jan Adhikar Party, Samajwadi Party, Nationalist Congress Party, National People's Party and Samras Samaj Party.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

The party was not able to win a single seat in Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2015 and colleted 1.04% of vote in the election.[9][10][11]

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  1. Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav expelled from RJD, may join hands with BJP | Zee News. Zeenews.india.com (7 May 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  2. "Samajwadi Party teams up with Pappu Yadav, NCP, 3 others to form third front".
  3. Bihar@2025 campaign stunt: Pappu Yadav. The Hindu (11 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  4. Bihar@2025 campaign political stunt, EC should stop it: Pappu Yadav – The Economic Times. Economictimes.indiatimes.com (10 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  5. Pappu Yadav launches new party | Business Line. Thehindubusinessline.com (9 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  6. Yadavs join hands to fight in unison. Telegraphindia.com (29 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  7. Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav floats new party – The Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (17 May 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  8. Pappu Yadav could win over disgruntled Lalu supporters in Bihar. Hindustantimes.com (11 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  9. "Bihar Bihar Election Results 2015". infoelections.com.
  10. "Bihar administration gears up for counting".
  11. "EVMs in strongrooms, CISF jawans on guard". The Times of India.
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