Patna (Bihar) [India], Mar 14 ( ANI ): With the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) marking a clear lead in the by-elections for Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jehanbad Assembly seat, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday said that results reflected that the jailed party chief
Lalu Prasad's influence still prevailed in Bihar.
Nawaz was disqualified as party chief
after the Supreme Court in Wednesday announced its verdict on petitions challenging the Elections Act 2017, ruling that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 cannot serve as the head of a political party.
However, the ECP rejected this request and later issued a notification that PML-N candidates who were issued tickets by Sharif, the former party chief
, were allowed to contest Senate polls as independent candidates.
Mr Shahbaz had served as the party chief
for three consecutive terms between 2002 and 2011 when former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had been convicted in a plane hijacking case following Gen Musharraf's military coup.
A PML-N senator privy to the developments told The Express Tribune that the ruling party was previously mulling over immediately appointing an acting party chief
only to approve the nominations of PML-N Senate election candidates - finalised by Sharif but declared null and void by the Supreme Court after the disqualification verdict on Wednesday.
When the CJP asked how the appointment of a disqualified person as party chief
contradicts the Constitution, he had said that according to Article 63-A of the Constitution, important powers were vested in the office of party chief
, including the disqualification of a legislator belonging to their party.
His first challenge, however, before his elevation as party chief
, will be the upcoming Gujarat elections.
BEIRUT: Lebanese Communist Party Chief
Hanna Gharib Tuesday marked the 93rd anniversary of the party's formation, saying it will continue to confront political powers at the ballot box.
The party chief
addressed a rally in Chamkani area in connection with upcoming NA-4 on October 26.
Talking to media persons here at Swari on Saturday he claimed thousands party workers from Buner district will leave for Lahore to join their party chief
Imran Khan at Raiwand.
Ahead of the Communist Party congress next year, President Xi Jinping has begun to reinforce his position as party chief
BHARATIYA Janata Party chief
Amit Shah, who is credited with taking the party's membership to a new high and leading it to power in four states, is set to steer the BJP for the next three years after he was elected unopposed for the post of president on Sunday.