The Janata Dal (Ajit)
was a political party in India
. It merged with the Indian National Congress
in the early 1990s. Its leader, Ajit Singh
became a member of the cabinet of the Congress party government of P.V. Narasimha Rao
(1991-96). Later Ajit Singh quit the congress and has now formed a new party, the Rashtriya Lok Dal
(National People's Party).