In the video, Bakshish Virk was heard saying he and his supporters had tampered EVMs in a way that every vote would go to the BJP, irrespective of the button the voters pressed.
Will stop water from flowing into Pakistan and bring it to your homes: PM Modi tells Haryana farmers
For 70 years, the water which belongs to India and the farmers of Haryana flowed to Pakistan, he said.
The Commonwealth Games medallist is pitted against seasoned politicians like Satpal Sangwan of the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) and Nirpender Singh Sangwan of the Congress.
The party also promised to provide skill training with an outlay of Rs 500 crore to 25 lakh youths.
In the state assembly polls, BJP is banking on the development plank and clean image of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
The reason: he is trying to pacify a community that is aghast at him over his controversial remark against them.
Ahead of Assembly polls, party workers in Maharashtra and Haryana have been upset over the poll ticket distribution.
The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed by Parliament in July and its increased fines came into effect from September 1.
Sharma joined BJP in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during his rally in Beri.Congress
Welcoming the new leaders, at a programme held in Tilyar here, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar urged them to immediately join campaigning for the ruling party.
The chief minister said it is not the first time that accusations of corruption in ticket distribution in the Congress have been made.
There are a few other seats where leaders of the two parties may not have entered the contest but are expressing resentment against the candidates who have been allocated tickets.
While it is said that the maximum number of leaders in the list are Jats, there are other considerations too.
Five legislators of the INLD, four of whom switched sides by joining the JJP, were disqualified last month as members of the Assembly.
While CM Manohar Lal Khattar has been fielded again from Karnal, Phogat, Sandeep and Yogeshwar are contesting from Dadri, Pehowa and Baroda respectively.