Jaya Bachchan turns down Rajya Sabha nomination

Lucknow, May 28 (Calcutta Tube) Bollywood actress, politician Jaya Bachchan has turned down the Rajya Sabha nomination offered to her by the Samajwadi Party, party leaders here said Friday.

Bachchan, who was renominated for a second term by SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, sent a message from Istanbul.

The nomination for a second term was seen as a rebuff to Mulayam Singh’s one-time close aide Amar Singh, considered a member of the Bachchan family.

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