Patna: Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who was expelled from Lalu Prasad's RJD for six years for anti-party activities, is likely to join the BJP-led NDA ahead of the Bihar assembly polls.
Asked by the media about joining the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Pappu Yadav, who was acquitted in the murder of a CPI-M leader in 2013, said: "Talks are going on... results would be positive, but it has not been finalised yet."
Pappu Yadav, who launched his own political party -- Jan Kranti Adhikar Party -- will join the NDA on July 8, a leader of his party said.
According to sources, Pappu Yadav -- the Lok Sabha member from Madhepura -- has already held two rounds of talks with BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi over joining the NDA.
Pappu Yadav also said that his party is be different from Lalu's RJD and JD(U) of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
He claimed that hundreds of workers and leaders of the RJD, who felt ignored and sidelined, would join his party.