Haryana goes to polls Tuesday with ruling Congress making all out efforts to retain power and in the process break a jinx of three decades during which no incumbent government succeeded in returning to power.
Prime Minister on Wednesday asked the people of Haryana to return Congress to power in the state contending it needed a govt which
would work in tandem with the Centre and reap the benefits of
Claiming that there is a strong
"pro-incumbency wave" in Haryana, CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said the ruling Congress is confidant of
returning to power with a "thumping majority" in the October
13 state assembly polls.
Tough battle ahead for INLD President Om Prakash Chautala who is contesting against the state finance minister Birender of Congress in Uchana Assembly constituency where the two rivals are facing
each other for the second time.
Former INLD leaders Sampat Singh and Sushil Kumar Indora, who
recently joined Congress, were among the list of 17
candidates, which was released by Congress here tonight for
Haryana assembly elections.
The Congress party on Wednesday announced its first list of 68 candidates for the Haryana assembly elections to be held next month. The party is yet to name its candidates for 22 other seats in the 90-member Assembly.