Aparna Yadav, the daughter in law of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav is likely to join BJP

Aparna Yadav is the wife of Prateek Yadav, son of Mulayam Singh's second wife Sadhana Gupta

She is daughter of Arvind Singh Bisht, a journalist and is the current state information commissioner of UP. Her mother Ambi Bisht is an official of Lucknow Municipal Corporation

Aparna Yadav contested the 2017 state election from Lucknow Cantt on a Samajwadi Party ticket

Aparna runs an organisation by name bAware that works for the issues of women and also shelter for cows in Lucknow

Aparna Yadav in the past supported NRC, the abrogation of Article 370

She also donated Rs 11 lakh for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya

Many times in the past, Aparna Yadav praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiatives