Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan on Monday said his party is yet to decide on alliance with BJP in the coming Uttar Pradesh and Punjab elections.”Soon we will be having elections in two of the major states of the country- Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. We have strong organisational set up in these states now. We are yet to take a call whether the party will be contesting with alliance, I mean with BJP,” Chirag Paswan told reporters.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>He said “we are part of NDA at the central level, but are yet to finalise seat sharing and all the formalities.”A Lok Sabha member, Chirag is the son of LJP chief and Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.Responding to a question on party expansion the South, he said it plans to expand across the country.”Down south in Tamil Nadu our party contested in elections;.,”, he said, adding they plan to expand in Karnataka. “We want to build the party from the grass root level.”Speaking on “lawlessness” in Bihar, Party Chief Ram Vilas Paswan said in other states development is the top agenda and caste comes later, but in Bihar it is opposite. He said “In Bihar caste is on top, development comes down, this has resulted in no development in Bihar. Law and order is the main issue in the state, unless it is improved there will not be any development. Law and order has deteriorated in the state, murders are happening every day.”Ram Vilas Paswan complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, saying “Narendra Modi means work, work means Narendra Modi.”He said in two year the image and pride of the country had enhanced, both within and outside.

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UP elections 2017: LJP undecided on alliance with BJP in UP, Punjab polls, says Chirag Paswan