LJP chief and Union Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras on Friday mentioned he’ll attend an occasion organised by his nephew and social gathering chief Chirag Paswan to mark the primary loss of life anniversary of his father Ram Vilas Paswan in Patna on September 12.
Speaking to PTI, Paras mentioned he was “glad” that Chirag Paswan lately visited his residence and invited him to the occasion.
“I will definitely attend the event on September 12. It is an event to mark the death anniversary of my elder brother (Ram Vilas Paswan). There is no question of not attending it. Whatever I am today, it is because of the blessing of my elder brother. Though I have blessings of the prime minister (Narendra Modi) as well,” he mentioned, when requested if he would attend the occasion in Patna.
Chirag Paswan, who has invited high nationwide leaders, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Congress president Sonia Gandhi to the occasion, had gone to his uncle’s residence in Delhi on Tuesday to personally invite him to the programme.
Until now, there was hypothesis as as to if Paras would attend the occasion being organised by Chirag Paswan or not because the latter is embroiled in a bitter dispute with Paras to assert the legacy of his late father.
When requested if his choice to attend the September 12 occasion in Patna would someway result in ending of his variations with Chirag Paswan, Paras mentioned, “Politics is one thing and the family matter is another. They are two different things.”
“I am glad that Chirag came to my residence to personally invite me. He is my son, my nephew. However, there was no need for any invitation. I would have definitely gone to attend the event even without any invitation. It’s an event being organised to mark the death anniversary of my elder brother. Why wouldn’t I attend it?” he added.
Paras mentioned he has additionally deliberate to organise a mega occasion at his social gathering workplace in Patna on October eight to mark the primary loss of life anniversary of Ram Vilas Paswan.
He mentioned he’ll invite the prime minister, Union home minister, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and leaders of all political events to attend the occasion.