RLD general sec joins SP ahead of UP election
Lucknow, Mar 23: In a setback to former union minister Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) before the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, its general secretary (GS) today joined the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP).
SP supremo and Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav here announced to make RLD's Trilok Tyagi his party's national GS.
Others who joined the SP include RLD's youth wing GS Haroon Chaudhary and secretary Shiv Kumar Tyagi.
Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP annd MLA Suresh Pasi and Congress' Banda district GS Seerajdhawaj also joined the SP in the presence of Mr Yadav.
The RLD had recently withdrawn support from the ruling dispensation over sugarcane pricing.
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