New Delhi: On 5th August 2018, the National Executive Meet of Jai Prakash Janta Dal took place in Himachal Bhawan, New Delhi. This meeting had two prime agendas, first was the “Election of the Party President” and second was the “Creation of the National Council.”
Keeping in mind the 17th Lok Sabha Elections in the year 2019, party’s young and dynamic leader, Shri Pankaj Sahay was nominated for the post of “Party’s National President” by the Former President of JPJD, Shri B.K. Singh. Also, there was a Complete Mandate to Shri Sahay’s name for the post of JPJD’s National President by the Party Leaders.
Moreover, Shri Pankaj Sahay soon after holding the position of Jai Prakash Janta Dal’s National President, proposed the Creation of the “National Council” which too got constituted in this meeting. Also, Shri Sahay nominated the Party Former President, Shri B.K. Singh as the President of the National Council.
Shri Pankaj Sahay, who is son of Veteran Political Leader of Janata Dal, Kailashpati Ranjan Sahay who was a close associate of Jayaprakash Narayan and V.P. Singh the 7th Prime Minister of India is popular in the party for his active role in the expansion of Jai Prakash Janta Dal across the nation and had carried out several political campaigns for the party in the different States of India and associated many new members, social workers and youths with JPJD. It is due to Shri Sahay’s effort that Jai Prakash Janta Dal today exists in 11 States of the country, he also gave the slogan of “Shanti Sadbhav Shamridhi” to the party.