Loktantrik Janata Dal is a political party launched by Sharad Yadav. In Kerala, MP Veerendra Kumar faction of Janata Dal (United) had merged with the party.
Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav attended the merger event in Kozhikode on Thursday.
He represented the Vadakara assembly constituency in 2006-11 period. He also served as the President of Vadakara Rural Bank.
The proposal to replace Soumya Raj (aka Indu Teacher), part of a compromise formula between the party factions, was initiated by party district secretary R Nasar.
CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan welcomed the former LJD members into his party in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
Representatives of four district units led by Sheikh P Harris and V Surendran Pillai are set to meet party supremo Sharad Yadav to demand the resignation of the state president.