Bollywood actress-turned-politician Rakhi Sawant has expressed her desire to join Republican Party of India - Athavale group (RPI-A) in the near future.
Sawant, who met RPI National President Ramdas Athavale in a hotel in the city, experessed her desire to join his party to work for the dalits and downtrodden, party sources said here today.
She had floated a political party named Rashtriya Aam Adami Party just before the last general election and had fought election from Mumbai North west parliamentary constituency. Rakhi had lost her deposit as she has polled just 1,995 votes.
During talks she said if she had political banners during the last general election, would be done better performance in the election.
Announcement on her joining the party is likely to done in by Athavale, sources added. UNI ST JF NP1710 NNNN
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