|Split from||Rashtriya Janata Dal|
|Merged into||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|ECI Status||Registered unrecognized|
|Alliance||National Democratic Alliance (2001-2003)|
Rashtriya Janata Dal (Democratic) (National People's Party (Democratic)), political party in India, formed when a group of five MPs (three Lok Sabha, two Rajya Sabha) broke away from Rashtriya Janata Dal 2001. RJD(D) joined National Democratic Alliance and RJD(D) leader Nagmani became a minister in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee 2003. Later the same year RJD(D) merged with the Bharatiya Janata Party.