Updated on Sep 19, 2018 22:20:13

 

 

National Leaders > Others > Jitan Ram Majhi

 

05-Apr-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Nitish Kumar-led government is anti-Dalit : Jitan Ram Majhi

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said the Nitish Kumar-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in the state was anti-Dalit as most of the people arrested under prohibition laws were from the community."Nitish Kumar ki sarkar...

28-Feb-2018 Patna

Manjhi's HAM quits NDA to join Grand Alliance in Bihar

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secular (HAM-S) on Wednesday announced its exit from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and said it will join the Grand Alliance in the state, a party...

21-Feb-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Will not invite NDA leaders to HAM functions : Jitan Ram Manjhi

Striking a discordant note, Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) President and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said he will not invite any NDA leader to a party function since he was not extended the same courtesy.Manjhi accused the National Democratic...

13-Dec-2017 Patna

BJP ally Manjhi questions Nitish's prohibition in Bihar

BJP ally Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) chief and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much-hyped prohibition policy in Bihar and termed it a failure."Prohibition has failed in Bihar. Several state government...

29-Mar-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Next President should be a Dalit : Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar Chief Minister and an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday demanded that the next President should be a Dalit.Manjhi's demand has created a dilemma for both BJP and non-BJP parties, including the Congress, over...

12-May-2016 New Delhi

Jitan Ram Majhi meets Modi, demands CBI probe into Gaya murder

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought a CBI enquiry into the murder on May 7 of a teenager in Gaya allegedly by the son of a ruling JD-U legislator."I met prime minister and urged him to hand over...

21-Mar-2016 Patna

Reservation policy should be reviewed: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose party is a constituent of the NDA, on Monday called for reviewing the reservation policy and also announced that he and his family would not take its advantage in the next assembly or Lok Sabha elections."I...

21-Mar-2016 Patna

Jitan Ram Manjhi says will not take quota benefit in elections

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said neither he nor his family members will avail of reservation benefits in the next general and assembly elections."We have decided not to take benefit of reservation to ensure that those who deserve...

15-Dec-2015 Patna

There is intolerance in country: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday said there is a climate of intolerance in the country and this is setting a wrong precedent.Manjhi also said he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to present...

23-Oct-2015 Patna

BJP allies criticise V.K. Singh over dog remark

BJP allies HAM and RLSP in Bihar on Friday criticised union minister V.K. Singh's dog analogy while speaking on the Dalit killings in Haryana ahead of the crucial third phase of the five-phase state assembly polls on October 28.Hindustanti Awam Morcha president...

05-Oct-2015 Patna

Manjhi's poll promise has upper castes worried

Upper castes, the BJP's traditional support base, have expressed their anger after the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) - a member of the BJP-led alliance - promised job reservations in the private sector if voted to power.The poll promise may put HAM in trouble...

26-Sep-2015 Patna

My sole aim is to oust Nitish : Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi says his sole aim in the assembly elections is to oust Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.The 70-year-old, a friend-turned-foe of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader, also feels...

21-Sep-2015 Patna

Jitan Ram Manjhi files nomination papers for Bihar polls

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi filed his nomination papers for the state assembly polls from Makhdumpur assembly constituency on Monday as a Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) candidate.Manjhi, the president of the HAM, was accompanied by his party...

12-Sep-2015 New Delhi

Manjhi's demand holds up NDA seat-sharing announcement

The much expected announcement of a seat-sharing arrangement among NDA allies for the Bihar assembly polls could not be made on Saturday due to Hindustan Awam Morcha leader Jitan Ram Manjhi's demand for more seats, sources said.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

25-Aug-2015 Patna

Manjhi elected HAM's president, resigns from JD-U

Jitan Ram Manjhi, former Bihar chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha's leader, was elected national president of the party after resigning on Tuesday from the primary membership of the JD-U and from the Bihar assembly."Manjhi has formally resigned from...

15-Jul-2015 Patna

JD-U's 15 legislators to contest as HAM candidates: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said 15 rebel JD-U legislators would contest the coming state assembly polls as candidates of his newly formed Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM).Manjhi said three rebel Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislators...

14-Jun-2015 Patna

Refused Amit Shah's offer to merge HAM with BJP: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he has refused BJP chief Amit Shah's offer to merge his Hindustani Awami Morcha ahead of the assembly polls and would only join the National Democratic Alliance.Manjhi also said that he is not in the...

28-May-2015 New Delhi

Manjhi meets Modi, fuels speculation of tie-up with BJP

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, fuelling speculation of a tie-up between his party and the BJP for the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar.The meeting came days after Bharatiya Janata Party president...

07-Mar-2015 Patna

Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM to contest 125 seats in Bihar assembly polls

A week after launching a new political front - the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi announced on Saturday that his party would contest 125 of the 243 seats in the assembly polls later this year."we would contest 125...

08-Feb-2015 New Delhi

Jitan Ram Manjhi meets PM, says will not resign

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who is in revolt against his party JD-U and step down from his post, Sunday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi but said no political issues were discussed.Manjhi, who was here to attend the first meeting of the NITI Aayog...

08-Feb-2015 Patna

Bihar CM meets Modi, Nitish-led JD-U to parade MLAs

The crisis in Bihar's ruling JD-U deepened further Sunday with Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his rival camp led by Nitish Kumar deciding to parade legislators at the Raj Bhavan Monday to stake claim to power.Manjhi,...

07-Feb-2015 Patna

Split in Bihar cabinet as CM proposes assembly dissolution

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday recommended dissolution of the state assembly during a cabinet meeting.Minister Vijendra Prasad Yadav told the media that after senior Bihar minister Narendra Singh had proposed dissolution of the assembly in...

07-Feb-2015 Patna

Jitan Ram Manjhi meets Nitish Kumar to end crisis in ruling JD-U

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday met his predecessor Nitish Kumar for a "patch up" as the crisis deepened in the ruling JD-U over his replacement."Manjhi visited Nitish Kumar's official residence to discuss some issues for patch up and to settle...

12-Jan-2015 Patna

I will continue to be Bihar CM, says Jitan Ram Manjhi

Jitan Ram Manjhi Monday said he will continue to be chief minister of Bihar.On being told by the media at his weekly 'janata durbar' that some Janata Dal-United leaders wanted to oust him, Manjhi said he will continue to be the chief minister "for...

08-Jan-2015 Patna

I am a novice in politics: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday expressed his helplessness for repeatedly committing faux pas, saying he was a "novice" in politics."I have learnt everything except how to be clever, I am just a novice," a smiling Manjhi...

05-Jan-2015 Patna

Shoe thrown at Bihar CM, man arrested

A shoe was hurled at Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during his weekly 'Janata Durbar' here Monday, police said. The shoe missed its target but the man who threw it was arrested.A smiling Manjhi told the media he failed to understand the...

04-Jan-2015 Patna

Jitan Ram Manjhi backs Maoist levy on contractors

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Sunday courted another controversy Sunday by supporting the Maoists' levy from contractors and businessmen."There is nothing wrong if Maoists are demanding levy from contractors engaged in construction of roads,bridge...

01-Jan-2015 Patna

'PK' made tax-free in Bihar

Aamir Khan's movie "PK" will be exempted from tax in Bihar so that the poor can watch the film that exposes the fraud taking place in the name of religion, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi announced Thursday.Bihar became the second state after...

25-Dec-2014 Patna

200 Mahadalits convert to Christianity in Bihar, probe ordered

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Thursday ordered a probe into the conversion of 40 Mahadalit families comprising 200 people to Christianity in his home district of Gaya.All those converted are residents of Atia village near Bodh Gaya, the birth place...

25-Nov-2014 Patna

Electricity to all in Bihar by 2015: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Tuesday said that electricity will be provided to all the people of the state by increasing its availability to 5,000 MW by 2015."We have decided to provide electricity to all in the state by next year," Manjhi...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery