BJP Set for Majority in Haryana

Published: 19th October 2014 08:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th October 2014 10:59 AM   |  A+A-


Voters show their voters ID's in front of a polling booth. (PTI)


CHANDIGARH: BJP, which fought the electoral battle for the first time on its own in Haryana, was leading over its rivals Indian National Lok Dal and Congress as per initial trends available.

In the first hour of counting, BJP was leading on four seats followed by INLD on two, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress on one each.

Haryana Minister Mahender Partap Singh of Congress is trailing behind Seema Trikha of BJP from Badhkal seat while another Minister Geeta Bhukkal is leading over her nearest rival Sadu Ram of INLD.

INLD nominee Pardeep Chaudhary is leading over Latika Sharma of BJP.

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Senior INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala trailing in his Ellenabad constituency from where Pawan Beniwal of BJP is leading by 494 votes.

Dushyant Chautala of INLD, grandson of former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, who is also sitting MP from Hisar, was trailing in Uchana Kalan Assembly constituency from where Prem Lata of BJP, wife of senior saffron leader Birender Singh, was ahead by 2810 votes.

Vandana Sharma of BJP, younger sister of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, was leading over Independent candidate Jasbir Deswal from Safidon constituency.

INLD's Haryana unit chief Ashok Arora was trailing from his Thanesar constituency from where Subhash Sudha of the BJP was leading by 2279 votes.

State Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Sharma, a candidate of the Congress, was trailing from his Ganaur seat against Nirmal Rani of the INLD by 511 votes.

In Barwala, Ramniwas Ghorela of Congress was leading over Ved Narang of INLD by 51 votes.In Dadri, Surinder Singh of HJC-BL was leading over Rajdeep of INLD by 945 votes.

Om Parkash Barwa of INLD was leading over Jai Parkash Dalal of BJP by 1803 votes in Loharu.

In Naraingarh, Nayab Singh of BJP was leading over Ram Kishan of Congress by 442 votes.

In Bawani Khera, Daya Bhurtana of INLD was leading over Ram Kishan Fauji of Congress by 2074 votes.

Dev Kumar Sharma of BJP was leading over Kamalvir Singh of Congress by 250 votes in Dabwali.

In Ellenabad, Pawan Beniwal of BJP leading over Abhay Singh Chautala of INLD by 494 votes. Krishan Lal Panwar of BJP was leading over Balbir Singh of Congress by 1910 votes in Israna.In Badli, Sumitra Dhirpal Singh of INLD was leading over Om Parkash Dhankar of BJP.

Gopal Kanda, chief of Haryana Lokhit Party was leading over Makhan Lal Singla of INLD by a margin of 695 votes from Sirsa constituency.

Haryana Minister Geeta Bhukkal (Cong) was leading over Dariyao Singh of BJP by 11,778 votes from Jhajjar (SC) constituency.

Randhir Singh Kapriwas of BJP was leading over Satish Yadav of INLD by 766 votes from Rewari constituency, from where Haryana Minister and six-time legislator Ajay Singh Yadav was trailing.

Haryana had created history by clocking an all-time high polling of about 76.54 per cent, surpassing maximum of 72.65 per cent in 1967 in the high-stakes battle among top contenders Congress, BJP and INLD in a multi-cornered contest.

During the 2009 Assembly elections Congress had won 40 seats, INLD 31, BJP four, HJC-BL six, SAD and BSP one each and Independents seven.

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