State agriculture minister O P Dhankar said the state’s claim on Sutlej Yamuna Link is legally strong and INLD deciding to prevent the entry of Punjab vehicles into Haryana will not only dent the claim but also spoil peaceful atmosphere in the state.
In the 90-member Haryana Legislative Assembly, the ruling BJP enjoys a majority with 47 MLAs and the support of five Independents and lone BSP MLA while the Congress has 17 MLAs.
“We will support Kovind,” INLD general secretary and MLA Abhay Chautala announced after a party meeting. Earlier, Kovind held confabulations with Haryana BJP MLAs and MPs here to seek support in his favour. CM Manohar Lal Khattar was also present in the meeting.
Congress, however, says this was a “wild allegation”.
Senior INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Leader of Opposition in the Haryana Assembly, had met Nitish during his last visit to the national capital and expressed the party’s desire to honour him.
Party supporters raised slogans against the BJP-led Haryana government and demanded that the power tariffs be reduced.
Prajapati has been already made the chief whip of the INLD group in the Haryana Assembly.
The three INLD rebels who won on BJP tickets were Krishan Lal Panwar, Abhe Singh and Balwant Singh.
A post-poll survey by Lokniti-CSDS finds how communities voted, which party’s voters made their choices early or late, and the educational background of voters.
From snapping ties with HJC to snubbing INLD, BJP planned campaign meticulously.
While the BJP swept the Assembly polls in Haryana, a small pocket of resistance emerged in the three Meo-Muslim dominated constituencies of Mewat.
The exit polls suggest that the real contest this election is between the BJP and the INLD.
Voting commentced at all the 90 assembly seats in high-stakes multi-cornered contest.
Goyal banks on his two-month-long campaign, Gupta on Modi factor; three first-time women candidates in the fray in Kalka.
For Hooda, it is a matter of survival. He is seeking votes in the name of development and 10 years of “good” rule.