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RASHTRIYA LOK DAL (abbreviated as RLD) (translation : NATIONAL PEOPLE\'S PARTY) is a political party in India. Chaudhary Ajit Singh is a founder and the president of the party. He is carrying on the political legacy of his father and former Prime Minister of India , Charan Singh and the original Lok Dal .

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* 1 Election performance * 2 MLA\'s * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links

ELECTION PERFORMANCE

RLD is considered influential in the western region of Uttar Pradesh .

In 2002, party had two cabinet ministers in chief minister Ms. Mayawati 's cabinet. From 2003 to 2007, the party had six ministers in the Uttar Pradesh government. The party's official electoral symbol is a hand pump.

In 2004 Lok Sabha elections , RLD contested in alliance with the Samajwadi Party . RLD contested only in the western part of Uttar Pradesh traditionally dominated by Jats . RLD won three seats.

In 2009 Lok Sabha elections, RLD contested on seven seats on western Utt