Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, reported ANI.
Delhi: Veteran actor and former MP Jaya Prada joins Bharatiya Janata Party. pic.twitter.com/vmZD3H1PSL
— ANI (@ANI) March 26, 2019
Known to be former Samajwadi Party leader Jaya Prada will reportedly contest from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Jayaprada had been elected from Rampur on Samajwadi Party ticket twice. If the BJP fields her from Rampur, she will be pitted against senior SP leader Azam Khan.
She was introduced into the party by BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni. The actress was expelled by the SP in 2010 on account of alleged anti-party activities.