Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik)
AbbreviationJAP (L)
PresidentPappu Yadav
FounderPappu Yadav
Founded9 May 2015 (7 years ago) (2015-05-09)
HeadquartersWard No. 05/14, Vardhman Hata, Arjun Bhawan, Arjun Nagar, Purnia, Bihar- 854301
AllianceSocialist Secular Morcha (2015–2020)
Progressive Democratic Alliance(2020–Present)[1]
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 543
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in Legislative Assembly of Bihar
0 / 243
Seats in Bihar Legislative Council
0 / 75

Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik); English: People's Rights Party (Democratic) is a political party in Bihar, India. The party was formed by Indian politician Pappu Yadav in May 2015.

Pappu Yadav wa a Member of Parliament from Madhepura and was expelled from Rashtriya Janata Dal for years due to anti-party activities. The party was launched just before 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly election. Pappu Yadav campaigned against Nitish-Lalu Alliance.

2015 Bihar Elections[edit]

Jan Adhikar Party (L) fought on 64 seats as part of Socialist Secular Morcha which comprises Samajwadi Party, Nationalist Congress Party, National People's Party, Samajwadi Janata Dal Democratic and Samras Samaj Party.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

The party was not able to win a single seat in 2015 Bihar Legislative Assembly election and collected 1.04% of vote in the election.[10][11][12]

2020 Bihar Elections[edit]

Election Commission of India provided new symbol 'scissors' in Bihar Assembly Election 2020.[13] JAP(L) contested under Progressive Democratic Alliance.[14][15]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "पप्पू यादव ने बनाया प्रगतिशील लोकतांत्रिक गठबंधन, उपेंद्र कुशवाहा को दिया साथ आने का न्योता".
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Samajwadi Party teams up with Pappu Yadav, NCP, 3 others to form third front". The Economic Times.
  4. ^ Bihar@2025 campaign stunt: Pappu Yadav. The Hindu (11 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Pappu Yadav launches new party | Business Line. Thehindubusinessline.com (9 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  7. ^ Yadavs join hands to fight in unison. Telegraphindia.com (29 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  8. ^ Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav floats new party – The Times of India. Timesofindia.indiatimes.com (17 May 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  9. ^ Pappu Yadav could win over disgruntled Lalu supporters in Bihar. Hindustantimes.com (11 June 2015). Retrieved on 2015-07-28.
  10. ^ "Bihar Bihar Election Results 2015". infoelections.com.
  11. ^ "Bihar administration gears up for counting". The Times of India.
  12. ^ "EVMs in strongrooms, CISF jawans on guard". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "जीतन राम मांझी की पार्टी HAM को कड़ाही तो पप्पू यादव की JAP को मिली कैंची, EC ने 12 दलों का चुनाव चिन्ह बदला". Hindustan (in Hindi). Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  14. ^ Ramashankar (29 September 2020). "Bihar: JAP floats new alliance with three parties | Patna News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  15. ^ "Bihar polls: Pappu Yadav's Jan Adhikar Party floats new alliance - The New Indian Express". www.newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 18 March 2022.