"When hearts match then only the merger of parties can be termed correct. But their hearts do not match," Paswan told reporters here.
"They have made Mulayam Singh Yadav the president of the new outfit. But what is the name of the party and what is its election symbol. What will be its flag?" Paswan asked.
"First they should come close to each other. Had they been (close to each other), the name, symbol and flag of the new party would have been declared day before yesterday. After all, they have to go to the Election Commission with a party name and symbol," he said.
Paswan said when former Prime Minister V P Singh was heading the old Janata Parivar, he was his close companion but 0then too SP, JD(U), RJD and others did not associate themselves with it.
Paswan also said the new arrangement was not going to help any party in the next Bihar and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
"In Bhiar, JD(U) leaders did not want to give up their election symbol. Similarly, many leaders of RJD also did not want to leave their election symbol 'lantern'. In UP, leaders did not want to abandon the SP's symbol. In such a scenario, there would be revolt in these parties," he added.
"When Sharad Yadav would be asked about his post in the party, what would he say? Similarly, Nitish Kumar will also have no answer when he will be asked about his status in the new party," the Union Minister said.
Paswan also alleged that the parties that are part of the new entity did nothing in the interest of Dalits.
He alleged that Nitish Kumar, after making a Maha Dalit, Jitan Ram Majhi, the Chief Minister of Bihar, insulted him by removing him from the post.
Paswan, while replying to a question, said he would ensure reservation in promotions.
"The proposal for the same was put in the first cabinet meeting. We brought a bill in this regard in Lok Sabha and it would be passed," he added.

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