The Jannayak Janta Party, abbreviated as, JJP is an Indian state-level party in Haryana, India. JJP may be a recognized state party . JJP was founded on 9 December 2018 by Dushyant Chautala with the ideology of Devi Lal, who served as Deputy Prime Minister of India.Based on the ideology of Socialism, JJP is extremely strong and popular in some parts of Haryana.
JJP emerged from a split within the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) which itself had been cause by infighting among the Chautala family. An INLD rally at Gohana in October 2018 had seen heckling of Abhay Chautala, a son of INLD leader Om Prakash Chautala that Dushyant Chautala, a grandson, and his younger brother, Digvijay Chautala, were blamed.
When Dushyant and Digvijay were expelled from the INLD for allegedly permitting indiscipline at the rally, their father, Ajay Chautala, supported them then he, too, was expelled from the INLD.
The JJP was formally launched at a rally in Jind in December 2018 by Dushyant Chautala who held a seat within the Lok Sabha of the national Parliament of India, from when he was an INLD member.
He said that the partys name was in honour of Devi Lal, a former Deputy Prime Minister of India whose supporters in Haryana ask him as Jan Nayak, which the party intended to follow his principles.
Dushyants father, Ajay, absent from the Jind rally, being at that point in jail in reference to an alleged scam, as also was Om Prakash Chautala. Despite now being in opposite political factions, and claiming that the JJP was standing for values which the INLD had abandoned, Dushyant nonetheless asked supporters at the rally to chant "Long Live OP Chautala".
Abhay Chautala who was leading the INLD within the absence of Om Prakash Chautala reacted to the news by saying that "Everybody isnt capable of floating a party then continue with it". a minimum of three INLD MLAs, including Dushyants mother, Naina Singh Chautala were early members of the new JJP.
JJP in their debut 2019 Haryana legislature election won 10 seats and therefore the party President Dushyant Chautala was appointed because the Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana on 25 October 2019.