The Congress could have formed its government in Haryana and done much better in Maharashtra had it fought the elections in the two states with a greater vigour and vitality, party spokesperson Manish Tewari said on Wednesday
In the just-concluded Assembly elections, the BJP emerged as the single largest party with 40 seats while the Congress bagged 31 seats. The JJP emerged as the kingmaker with 10 seats in the 90-member Legislative Assembly.
Ajay Chautala, who was lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail after his conviction in a teachers recruitment scam, has been granted furlough for two weeks. Two-time MLA Naina Chautala said the coalition government would run "smoothly"
With ten seats, JJP emerged in the 'kingmaker's' role as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ended up winning only 40 seats in the 90-member assembly. The BJP sought the support of Dushyant's JJP, and the seven Independents, to
Ajay Chautala was released from Tihar Jail in Delhi on two weeks furlough on Sunday. His son Dushyant Chautala will take oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana at the Raj Bhavan in the afternoon.
Manohar Lal Khattar, Dushyant Chautala oath Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manohar Lal Khattar and JJP chief Dushyant Chautala on Sunday afternoon took oath as the Chief Minister and deputy CM of Haryana, respectively.
The average of assets per sitting MLA in Haryana is Rs 18.29 crore, while it was Rs 12.97 crore in 2014, it said. According to the ADR analysis, 37 of the 40 BJP MLAs and 29 of the 31 Congress legislators are crorepatis.
Former chief of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ranbir Singh Mahendra, a Congress candidate, had to taste defeat from the Badhra constituency in Charkhi Dadri district at the hands of JJP leader Naina Chautala.