Rashtriya Janata Dal (Democratic)

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (Democratic)
Split fromRashtriya Janata Dal
Merged intoBharatiya Janata Party
ECI StatusRegistered unrecognized
AllianceNational 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.[1] 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.


  1. ^ Chaudhuri, Kaylan (2001-05-12). "Fissures in the RJD". Frontline, India's national magazine. The Hindu. Archived from the original on April 14, 2002. Retrieved 2009-06-07.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)