Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang and lone Lok Sabha MP form the state Neiphiu Rio have demanded exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the unprovoked attack on Naga youths at Sikanderpur village in Gurgaon on the night of October 15.
With an average of all the three Exit Polls also indicates that BJP is all set to emerge as the single largest party in Haryana by winning 45 seats. While in Maharashtra, BJP will win 133, Congress 69, Shiv Sena 36, NCP 31 and MNS and Others will win 19 seats.
As Haryana voted on Wednesday to elect its new government in a multi-cornered contest, ruling Congress exuded confidence of retaining power in the state for the third consecutive time while BJP, INLD and HJC also claimed victory.
With polling for the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra currently underway, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here on Wednesday that the Congress party will form the government for the third time in the state.
It may not have been a deliberate move to link it with Narendra Modi's ascent from a tea-vendor to being the prime minister, but Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday started his day from a roadside tea-stall in Haryana's Rohtak town and within minutes was taking on Modi.
Voting for the Assembly polls has ended in both Maharashtra and Haryana for 288 and 90 seats, respectively. Haryana saw a record turnout of 72 percent, while more than half of Maharashtra cast their ballot.
Campaigning for Congress, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday appealed to voters "not to waste" their votes on BJP and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in the October 15 Assembly polls.