Haryana election 2019 Updates: Last date for withdrawal of nominations ends

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Updated:Oct 09, 2019 7:16:47 am

Haryana will go to polls in a single phase on October 21. Results will announced on October 24. Several opinion polls have predicted an easy win for the BJP.

haryana election 2019, haryana election news The BJP has set a target of winning at least 75 of the 90 seats in Haryana. (File Photo. PTI)

Haryana Assembly election 2019: The last date for withdrawing nominations eneded on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and other regional parties are busy giving their campaigns a final shape as Haryana elections enter their final leg of campaigning. Polling to elect a new Assembly in the state will take place on October 21. While issues like farm loans and corruption are among issues that will figure prominently in their campaigns, the BJP will be hoping to capitalise on the Centre’s recent decision on Article 370 and the Narendra Modi factor.

Hopeful of retaining power under the leadership of Manohar Lal Khattar, the BJP has set sight on winning 75 of the 90 seats, up from 48 it currently holds in the state assmebly. The Congress, on the other hand, has come across as a divided lot and is struggling to contain the dissidence within its ranks. The other parties JJP, INLD are also hopeful of being kingmakers this time. According to the BJP’s plan, its star campaigner and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address four election rallies in the state next week. The rallies will be held in Ballabhgarh in Faridabad district on October 14 and Dadri, Thanesar and Hisar on October 15.

The Congress too has planned several rallies and roadshows by its top leaders across the state. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, currently out of the country on a personal trip, is likely to hit the campaign trail after his return. Meanwhile, former state finance minister Sampat Singh has resigned from Congress.

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    21:40 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Last date for withdrawal of nominations ends

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    SAD-BJP alliance an 'unholy act': Sunil Jakhar

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    17:53 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Amit Shah to address a number of rallies on Friday

    On October 9, BJP president Amit Shah will address rallies in Hisar, Kaithal, Bhiwani and Rohtak districts of Haryana. On October 14, he will scheduled to address rallies in Panchkula,Fatehabad, Karnal and Gurgaon, a party statement said.

    15:52 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election 2019: Amit Shah to address 8 rallies in coming day

    On October 9, Home minister Amit Shah will address rallies in Kaithal, Hisar, Bhiwani and Rohtak districts. On October 14, he will address rallies in Fatehabad, Panchkula, Karnal and Gurgaon.

    14:16 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election 2019: Congress promises to waive farm loans if voted to power

    The Congress will announce a loan waiver for the poor and farmers in the state if voted to power, Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja has said. In an interview to PTI, she said the Congress would not announce its chief ministerial candidate ahead of the elections and the same would be decided by the party high command after the polls.

    13:44 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election 2019: Yogendra Yadav promises 20 lakh jobs

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    13:34 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election 2019: Ashok Tanwar targets Hooda after quitting Congress

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    12:57 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana opinion polls: BJP likely to retain power

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    12:35 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana Assembly election 2019

    The BJP has 48 members in the outgoing assembly. It has set a target of winning 75-plus seats in the 90-member House. Haryana will go to polls on October 21. Counting of votes will be held on October 24.

    12:00 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana Assembly election 2019

    The BJP has 48 members in the outgoing assembly. It has set a target of winning 75-plus seats in the 90-member House. Haryana will go to polls on October 21. Counting of votes will be held on October 24.

    11:29 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election news: JP Nadda to address rallies in Sirsa, Gurgaon

    BJP's working president JP Nadda will address four rallies on October 11 in Sirsa and Gurgaon. On the same day, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will address election meetings in the state.

    11:05 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Where is Rahul Gandhi?

    Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi is missing from action as polling date nears in the state. Rahul is currently on a personal trip to Bangkok, multiple media reports have claimed. If reports are to go by, he left for Bangkok on a Vistara flight on Saturday. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

    10:44 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election 2019: Amit Shah to address rallies in Kaithal, Hisar, Bhiwani and Rohtak on Oct 9

    On October 9, Amit Shah will address rallies in Kaithal, Hisar, Bhiwani and Rohtak districts. On October 14, he will address rallies in Fatehabad, Panchkula, Karnal and Gurgaon, the statement said.

    10:17 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election 2019: PM Modi to address four rallies next week

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address four election rallies in Haryana next week. On October 14, PM Modi will address rallies in Ballabhgarh in Faridabad district. On October 15, he will  address rallies in Dadri, Thanesar and Hisar.

    10:10 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana election news: Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda to address rallies

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has planned 24 rallies by Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and BJP working president JP Nadda in Haryana.

    10:08 (IST)07 Oct 2019
    Haryana Assembly election 2019

    According to the schedule announced by the Election Commission, Haryana will go to polls in single phase on October 21. The results will be announced on October 24. The Haryana Legislative Assembly has 90 seats.

    The Haryana Legislative Assembly has 90 seats. The Bharatiya Janata Party enjoys a comfortable majority in the outgoing House. According to the schedule announced by the Election Commission, polling will take place on October 21 across all the seats. Several opinion polls have predicted a smooth return for the BJP in the state for another five years. The results will be declared on October 24.
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