Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Girinath Singh on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Singh joined the saffron party just a few days ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2019.
General elections are scheduled to be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will be conducted on 23 May, and on the same day, the results will be declared.
Legislative Assembly elections in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will be held simultaneously with the general election.