Jaya Bachchan back in Samajwadi Party

Actress-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan has decided to be Samajwadi Party (SP) MP again, The actress on Friday filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha on a SP ticket. putting the first family of Bollywood back in the Mulayam Singh Yadav camp after two years when the ties had soured over Amar Singh. Ambani and Jaya Bachchan flew to Lucknow to attend the swearing-in ceremony of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday. With Mulayam back in power, it marks the revival of old ‘Mumbai group’ minus the bridge Amar Singh.

Mulayam’s keenness to revive the association with Big B was evident in SP reportedly redrawing its candidates’ list to replace Arvind Kumar Singh with Jaya Bachchan. Sources said industrialist Anil Ambani played a role in restoring the relations.

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