Rashtriya Samanta Dal, a political party in India, based in the Hindi belt. It is a splinter-group of the Bahujan Samaj Party. The party is led by Sukhlal Kushwah. The party is based amongst the Khushwaha caste community. In the 2003 Madhya Pradesh state assembly elections RSD contested as part of the Madhya Pradesh Jan Mukti Morcha. In the 2004 Lok Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh RSD contested as a part of the Yuva Jan Kranti Morcha led by Lok Jan Shakti Party. Sujan Singh Bundela an 2 time Member of Parliament from Jhansi constituency left Indian National Congress after his ticket was cut and given to the sitting MLA, Pradeep Jain 'Aditya', of Jhansi.He is now contesting from Rashtriya Samanta Dal and filed his nomination on 6th April, 2009.