Congress' Bhupinder Singh Hooda asks all of BJP's rivals to come together and form strong coalition govt in Haryana

The former chief minister also alleged that the government officials are threatening Independent candidates and warned them against doing so

Asian News International October 24, 2019 16:08:10 IST
Congress' Bhupinder Singh Hooda asks all of BJP's rivals to come together and form strong coalition govt in Haryana
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday called on the rival parties of BJP to come together to form a strong coalition government in the state

  • The former chief minister also alleged that the government officials are threatening Independent candidates and warned them against doing so

  • Elections for the 90 Assembly seats in Haryana were held on 21 October

Rohtak: Senior Congress leader and former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday called on the rival parties of BJP to come together to form a strong coalition government in the state.

Congress Bhupinder Singh Hooda asks all of BJPs rivals to come together and form strong coalition govt in Haryana

Former Haryana chief minister BS Hooda. ANI

Asserting that the mandate by the people of Haryana has been against the incumbent BJP government, the former chief minister said, "The time has come for Congress, JJP, INLD, and independents to come together to form a strong government. I assure that each of them will be respected and given a respectable position."

Taking a jibe at the BJP, Hooda said, "Those who were shouting slogans of 75 plus are finding it hard to reach 30 and 35. I want to thank people of Haryana for this." The former chief minister also alleged that the government officials are threatening Independent candidates and warned them against doing so.

"It is for the first time I am seeing that almost all the ministers barring a few are losing. It shows that this is an unsuccessful government," he said while urging BJP to resign on the moral ground.
The Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress are witnessing a neck-and-neck fight in the Haryana Assembly elections, according to the official trends released by the Election Commission of India.

Haryana Election Result 2019 LIVE Counting and Updates

As per the trends, the BJP and Congress having a neck to neck fight in the state. The majority mark in the Haryana Assembly is 46. Besides the two national parties, Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), led by Dushyant Chautala, is there. Elections for the 90 Assembly seats in Haryana were held on 21 October.

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