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Congress will be routed in Hisar: Survey

The Congress is set for a "comprehensive defeat" in Thursday`s Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana where Team Anna is campaigning against the party, according to an opinion poll.



New Delhi: The Congress is set for a "comprehensive defeat" in Thursday`s Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana where Team Anna is campaigning against the party, according to an opinion poll.

The LensOnNews pre-poll survey said the Congress was expected to finish third, with the Haryana Janhit Congress-Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Kuldeep Bishnoi tipped to win comfortably.

Indian National Lok Dal`s (INLD) Ajay Chautala would be "a distant runner-up", the survey said. The Congress candidate is Jai Prakash.

The survey was carried out Oct 8 and 9 across six of the nine assembly segments of Hisar constituency among a representative 593 voters. The poll findings carry a margin of error of five percent.

Team Anna has urged Hisar voters to hand a "historic defeat" to the Congress for not supporting the Jan Lokpal Bill proposed by Anna Hazare.

Hazare confidant Arvind Kejriwal hails from Hisar and has been carrying on high-voltage campaign against the Congress, distributing handbills and CDs containing Anna`s personal appeal.

Corruption has evidently become a huge issue in the by-election, the survey said. Asked if they were aware of Hazare`s call to vote against the Congress, 84 percent interviewed answered in the affirmative.

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