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Senior leader Sharad Yadav with RLD's Ajit Singh and Congress leader Ahmad Patel during a press conference after a meeting of some like-minded opposition parties, in New Delhi.

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Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party alliance candidate from Varanasi Shalini Yadav presents a memento to RLD chief Ajit Singh, at an election rally for the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls, in Varanasi. Also seen are BSP chief Mayawati and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.

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Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, BSP supremo Mayawati and RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh during an election campaign rally in favour of SP candidate Dimple Yadav (R), ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Kannauj.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh and his son and party leader Jayant Chaudhary wave during their joint election campaign rally at Deoband in Saharanpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh and BSP leader SC Mishra during their joint election campaign rally at Deoband in Saharanpur.

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Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Ajit Singh files his nomination papers ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Muzaffarnagar.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani, Union Minister Vijay Goel and other leaders with Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Chaudhary Ajit Singh, son Jayant and family members pay homage to former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh on his birth anniversary at the central hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh and former minister Arun Shourie at a meeting in New Delhi.

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Congress leader RPN Singh (2nd L), Samajwadi Party leader Ramgopal Yadav (C) and Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh (2nd R) come out after a meeting with the Election Commission over the reports of malfunctioning of the EVMs, at Nirvachan Sadan, in New Delhi.

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Leaders of non-BJP parties line up in Bangalore on May 23

RLD chief Ajit Singh addresses a programme in Meerut.

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RLD’s Ajit Singh has backed the SP-BSP front, but his future path is as iffy as that of his social base

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Former defence minister AK Antony and Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh arrive for an all opposition parties meeting in New Delhi.

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RLD chief Ch Ajit Singh addresses an election rally, in Meerut.

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Rashtriya Lokdal President Chaudhary Ajit Singh, party secetary Jayant Chaudhary and JD(U) President Sharad Yadav at "Kisan Adhikaar Rally" in Baldev near Mathura.

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Rashtriya Lokdal President Chaudhary Ajit Singh, party secretary Jayant Chaudhary and JD(U) President Sharad Yadav holding maces at "Kisan Adhikaar Rally" in Baldev near Mathura.

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RLD leader Ajit singh, NCP leader Sharad Pawar, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and RLD general secretary Jayant Chaudhary during the release of Hindi translation of book titled ‘An Indian Political Life of Late Ch. Charan Singh’ authored by Mr. Paul Brass, in New Delhi.

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Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari releasing Hindi translation of the book titled ‘An Indian Political Life of Late Ch. Charan Singh’ authored by Mr. Paul Brass, in New Delhi. The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda and other political leaders are also seen.

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RLD chief Ajit Singh visiting a supporter injured during a clash with the police at a hospital in Ghaziabad.

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The bungalow occupied by RLD chief and former cabinet minister Ajit Singh at Tughlak Road being vacated in New Delhi.

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Police lathicharge RLD supporters who were holding a protest against the Union government over the cut-off of electricity from party leader Ajit Singh's official bungalow following repeated eviction notices, at Muradnagar in Ghaziabad

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RLD workers and labourers loading packages in a truck as former Civil Aviation minister and party leader Ajit Singh vacates his government accommodation in New Delhi.

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RLD President, Ajit Singh with the party's Fatehpur Sikri, candidate Amar Singh along with film stars Jaya Prada, Zeenat Amaan and Mahima Chaudhry during an election rally in Agra.

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RLD Chief Ajit Singh, his son and Mathura candidate Jayant Chaudhary, and party leader Amar Singh, at an election rally in Chatta near Mathura.

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Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh joined Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal party in New Delhi.

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Former Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh and his close associate, actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada joined Union minister Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal party in New Delhi .

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Union Minister of Civil Aviiation Ajit Singh unveiling the statue of Bharat Ratna Lal Bahadur Shastri at Varanasi International Airport.

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh with Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ajit Singh and Maharshtra CM Prithviraj Chavan during the new ATC tower inauguration near domestic airport in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laying the foundation stone of Kishangarh International Airport in Ajmer district. Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Chaudhary, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot are also seen.

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Police stop Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Ajit Singh in Ghaziabad from going to the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar.

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Parliamentary Affair Minister Kamal Nath with Union ministers P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal and Ajit Singh at an all-party meet called by him to end Parliament logjam at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh, right, AirAsia CEO, Tony Fernandes, center, and Ratan Tata stand pose at Singh's residence after their meeting in New Delhi. AirAsia is all set to launch a low-cost airline in association with the Tata Group this year, according to local news reports.

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Grand durbar Sonia and Manmohan with the allies at Race Course Road

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Union Minister Ajit Singh, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, MoS for Home RPN Singh, MP Jayant Chaudhary, Home Secretary RK Singh and Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar during cremation of constable Subhash Chand Tomar in New Delhi. Tomar died at a hospital after sustaining injuries during Sunday's massive protest against gangrape case.

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President Pranab Mukherjee and West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan release a research monograph series 'Modeling of Responsive Supply Chain' during 58th Annual Convocation of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh (R) is also seen.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh takes salute as he reviews the passing out parade of the new recruits of the Central Industrial Security Force at the Regional Training Centre in Arakkonam near Chennai.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh during a press conference in Mumbai.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh (right) gestures during a press conference with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai.

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RLD chief Ajit Singh and Yog Guru Baba Ramdev after a meeting in New Delhi. RLD backed Ramdev's campaign against black money.

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A combo image shows Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh at a press conference regarding Dharmadhikari Committee Report on issues relating integration of erstwhile Air India and Indian Airlines employees including pay, in New Delhi.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh showing a copy of Dharmadhikari Committee Report on issues relating integration of erstwhile Air India and Indian Airlines employees including pay, at a press conference in New Delhi. Five years after merger of two state-run airlines, government announced that implementation of uniform structures for pay, allowances and career progression for Air India employees would start in 45 days, saying it was necessary if the airline is to survive.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh before a meeting with the leaders of various recognised Air India unions at Rajiv Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at the inauguration ceremony of the new terminal building at the Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow.

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at the inauguration of a new terminal building at the Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh arrives at Parliament during the budget session in New Delhi. Government expressed readiness to talk to agitating Air India pilots, but warned that if they resorted to such actions repeatedly, no public money would be infused in the ailing carrier for its revival.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh talk to media after a meeting at Writers Building in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh addressing the media after a meeting at Writers Building in Kolkata.

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Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh and AP Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy taking a round at an exhibition after the inauguration of India Aviation 2012 at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh waves at a Congress-RLD election rally in Amroha. Union Minister and RLD chief Ajit Singh is also seen.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi with Union Minister RLD chief Chaudhary Ajit Singh waving at crowd at an election rally in Aligarh.

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Civil Aviation Minister and RLD chief Ajit Singh and his son Jayant Chaudhary with Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh outside the North Block after a meeting with Union Home Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister PK Bansal and RLD MP Jayant Chaudhary during birth anniversary celebration of the late Chaudhary Charan Singh at Parliament in New Delhi.

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RLD leader Ajit Singh (L) being welcomed in his office by Airports Authority of India Chairman, after he took charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh poses in his office after taking charge of the Civil Aviation Ministry, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulates new Union Cabinet Minister Ajit Singh after he took oath at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Pratibha Patil administers oath of office to new Union Cabinet Minister Ajit Singh during a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Pratibha Patil, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram with new Cabinet Minister Ajit Singh after his swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at a meeting of UPA leaders, on the Lokpal issue, the first such exercise after the fiasco over FDI in retail at 7RCR in New Delhi. RLD Chief Ajit Singh (L) is also seen in the picture.

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Ajit Singh and son

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Ajit Singh, Gurdas Dasgupta, Sushma Swaraj, LK Advani and other leaders after an all-party meeting on Lokpal Bill at 7RCR in New Delhi.

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Social activist Anna Hazare meets RLD chief Ajit Singh in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Lok Dal President Ajit Singh addressing a press conference in New Delhi.

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RLD chief Ajit Singh talks on mobile phone as he comes out of Parliament House during the budget session in New Delhi. Ajit Singh denied the allegations of pay-offs and said the party voted against the Manmohan Singh government since it was against the civil nuclear deal.

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JD(S) President H D Deve Gowda and RLD chief Ajit Singh with their sons and MPs H D Kumaraswamy (R) and Jayant Chaudhary (L) at Parliament House during the ongoing winter session in New Delhi.

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