Amar Singh and Jaya Prada to join RLD


New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada along with her political mentor and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh may join Rashtriya Lok Dal, as per the reports.

Singh and Jaya were expelled from the SP for indulging in anti-party activities and denting its socialist image.

Later, Singh formed Lok Manch and contested for 360 Assembly seats in UP in 2012. However, he could not win the elections. Moreover, rumours were doing the rounds that he would join the Congress.

On the other hand, RLD, which is headed by Ajit Singh, will contest 2014 General Elections along with the Congress. The party will contest from eight seats where Congress will not be fielding any of its candidates. The seats include Baghpat, Kairana, Bijnor,Nagina,Amroha, Hathras, Mathura and Bulandshahr.