'Families are united, only parties are different': JJP leader Dushyant Chautala after father meets estranged brother
Monday's amicable meeting between Ajay Chautala and Abhay Chautala triggered hopes of a festering family dispute that led to a vertical split in the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) last year coming to end.
Banished from INLD a year ago, JJP chief Dushyant Chautala has transformed into man of the moment as BJP, Congress fail to clinch majority
Grandson of Om Prakash Chautala and the great-grandson of former deputy prime minister Chaudhary Devi Lal Chautala, Dushyant was born in Hisar on 03 April 1988.
The Goa BJP president, while listing reasons for being confident of emerging victorious, listed the fight against corruption besides development as one of the major planks of the BJP.
The assembly elections in Haryana have signaled the beginning of the end of the regional parties in the state.
Hooda said he accepts the people's verdict. "It is democracy. Last time we had got the verdict. This time it is BJP," he said.
BJP was today propelled to power in Haryana by a dramatic surge in vote share that saw its tally zooming from 4 to 47 in the 90-member House in the backdrop of a Modi wave.
Charging the SAD leadership with being "not serious about government", Amarinder accused them of pursuing "personal and pecuniary" interests in Haryana, leaving the public in the lurch.
The dust and din came to an end at 5 PM when the loudspeakers went silent as political parties asked their cadre to get on with the job of door-to-door campaign for persuading the voters.
The opposition did attack the Congress on the Vadra-DLF land deal during the Lok Sabha poll, and it never became caught the fancy of people.
While Prime Minister Modi during his three visits has already addressed eight public meetings covering various parts of the Congress-ruled State, a number of other top BJP leaders have also been involved in the campaign.
Haryana, at present has over 1.62 crore voters including over 74 lakh women.
Despite the reputation of having disciplined cadres, the recent large scale protests by BJP leaders all over the state after the first list of ticket distribution showed that the party was prone to bouts of unrest.
The HJC, Kuldeep Bishnoi's party, is fighting for relevance in the upcoming state elections and may find itself needing to cosy up to the Congress again.
The Haryana unit of BJP has asked its central leadership to keep Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal away from campaigning for the Indian National Lok Dal for the upcoming state assembly polls.
Buoyed by its performance in the Lok Sabha polls, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked party workers in Haryana to make an all-out effort to realise 'Mission 60-plus' in the upcoming State Assembly elections.
The bypoll results have been a setback for the BJP, but too much should not be read into them. In fact, in Bihar, the real loser is not just the BJP, but Nitish Kumar.
BJP is so confident that it has decided that there will be no pre-poll alliance with Kuldeep Bishnoi's Haryana Janhit Congress.
In Haryana, Kuldepe Bishnoi's HJC has agreed to contest 40 or fewer seats. In Maharashtra. the Shiv Sena is yet to capitulate.