Jayant Chaudhary is an Indian politician. In 2009, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from the Mathura constituency in Uttar Pradesh and held the position till 2014. Jayant Chaudhary is the National President of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD). In 2022, amid the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Jayant Chaudhary was gearing up for his first assembly elections as the president of RLD after the death of his father, Ajit Singh Chaudhary, in 2021 due to the COVID-19.In 2011, Jayant Chaudhary was the leader of the protests against the unfair acquisitions of land in Uttar Pradesh including the Noida, Greater Noida, Mathura, Hathras, Agra and Aligarh districts. He is an active critic against the 1894 land acquisition law that acquired a large scale of fertile lands of farmers in Uttar Pradesh by the state government. He also stood against the misuse of the provisions of the Acquisition Act that led to the violence against the protestors at Bhatta Parsaul, Bajna and Tappal in 2011.In 2010, Jayant Chaudhary raised his voice against the Central Government and called to pass a new Land Acquisition law in parliament amid the farmers protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on 26 August 2010. He introduced a Private Members Bill on Land Acquisition in the Lok Sabha on 5 August 2011. This bill included the measure that there would be no allocation of private profit to the government and the use of urgency clause in the acquired land. Private Members Bill was introduced by him to amend the Right to Information Act so that there would be more transparency in the PPPs (Public-Private Partnerships).
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