Jai Narain Prasad Nishad


Jai Narain Prasad Nishad (18 November 1930 – 24 December 2018)[1] was an Indian politician and member of parliament from Muzaffarpur Lok Sabha Constituency in the Indian State of Bihar.[2][3] He was a Union Minister for State in 1996-1998 and has been a member of Lok Sabha five times and a former member of Rajya Sabha.[4] He was a member of Janata Dal (United) and with the Bharatiya Janata Party.[2][3][4][5] His son, Ajay Nishad is the MP of Muzaffarpur.

Cap (Retd.) Jai Narain Nishad with the Indian Activist Dr Harikumar Pallathadka in June 2013

Disqualified from parliamentEdit

Nishad was a member of BJP when he was disqualified as a member of Rajya Sabha in April 2008 under the Anti-defection Law by the Vice President of India who is also the chairman of Rajya Sabha for switching sides.[6] He was removed as a member of Rajya Sabha.

He changed to five political parties fifteen times but got elected from the same seat five times.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Former Union Minister Jai Narain Prasad Nishad passes away at 88". Newsd www.newsd.in. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b Lok Sabha
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b Members Page
  5. ^ Member's Web Site
  6. ^ "BJP MP disqualified - NATIONAL - The Hindu".
  7. ^ Another JD(U) leader Captain Jai Narayan Nishad meets Narendra Modi, calls him a 'good king' : East, News - India Today
  8. ^ MP Jai Narain Prasad roots for Narendra Modi as India's next PM - India - DNA
Lok Sabha
Preceded by Member of Parliament
for Muzaffarpur

1996 – 2004
Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of Parliament
for Muzaffarpur

2009 – 2014
Succeeded by