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Oct 13, 2019 04:23 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Haryana Assembly Election LIVE: CM Khattar, JP Nadda release BJP manifesto for state

Live updates of the 2019 Haryana Vidhan Sabha election campaign

  • Oct 13, 04:17 PM (IST)

    Tough poll battle on cards for BJP in Thanesar after Ashok Arora joins Congress

    There are over 20 candidates in the fray for Haryana's Thanesar Assembly seat, but the fight to watch out for would be between BJP MLA Subhash Sudha and Ashok Arora, who recently switched to Congress from INLD, to challenge the sitting legislator in his pocket borough.

    Both Sudha and Arora joined active politics in early 90s as workers of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD). While Arora was elected as MLA from Thanesar in 1990 through a by-election, Sudha became its municipal council chairman in 1994. (PTI)

  • Oct 13, 11:04 AM (IST)
  • Oct 13, 09:26 AM (IST)

    State Congress chief Selja expels 16 rebels from party

    Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja yesterday expelled 16 people from the party for contesting against its official nominees, according to a report by PTI.

    "The Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee has expelled 16 people from the Congress for violating provisions of the party constitution and contesting 2019 Vidhan Sabha elections as rebels," Selja said in a statement. These people have been removed from the primary membership of the party for six years, she said.

    Former MP Ranjit Singh, former minister Nirmal Singh, former deputy speaker Haryana Vidhan Sabha Azad Mohmmad and former chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Zile Ram Sharma, among others were expelled from the Congress, the statement added.

  • Oct 13, 09:26 AM (IST)

    Good morning! Welcome to Moneycontrol's LIVE coverage of the 2019 Haryana Vidhan Sabha polls. This live blog will bring you the latest updates from the campaign trail.

  • Oct 12, 04:29 PM (IST)

    INLD promises loan waiver for farmers, small traders; MSP with 50% profit

    The INLD released its manifesto for the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls on Saturday, promising loan waiver for farmers and small traders, crop prices for farmers on the basis of the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations, free power to the farm sector and a slew of benefits for women, unemployed youngsters and traders.
    The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), which faced a split following a feud in the Chautala clan, has also promised to bring the state's share of river water after the construction of the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and reviving the Dadupur-Nalvi canal project, which was scrapped by the BJP-led government. (PTI)

  • Oct 12, 03:10 PM (IST)

    Rahul Gandhi to address a public meeting on Monday

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will on Monday campaign for the party in Haryana and will address a public meeting in Nuh, sources told news agency PTI.
    Gandhi will address the meeting in the afternoon and will reach Nuh in southern Haryana by road from Delhi, they said.

  • Oct 12, 12:37 PM (IST)

    Congress is like driverless train, pilotless plane: Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likened the Congress to a "driverless train" and a "pilotless plane", taking a dig at the party that remains without a full-time president, during a poll rally in support of the BJP, which is aiming to return to power in Haryana after the October 21 assembly polls. (PTI)

  • Oct 11, 03:17 PM (IST)
  • Oct 11, 03:17 PM (IST)

    JP Nadda: Earlier, Haryana was rampant with fraud, especially with reference to transfer of officers. ML Khattar has taken the request of 62,000 and helped them get a transfer of their choice.  

  • Oct 11, 02:30 PM (IST)

    JP Nadda: I am proud to say that in a state where no work could be done without corruption, has been freed of corruption in the last five years. Chief Minister ML Khattar has not only given an honest, but also a development-oriented administration. 

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