Jannayak Janta Celebration chief Digvijay Chautala on Friday claimed that former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda prevented the formation of a ‘grand alliance’ for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and after meeting elections within the state later that 12 months.
Chautala, the Jannayak Janta Celebration (JJP) basic secretary, and the get together’s state unit chief Nishan Singh had been talking at a press convention in Gurugram the place they launched the Indian Nationwide College students Organisation’s membership marketing campaign.
Chautala alleged that Hooda and his son, Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda, had been spreading lies and, consequently, there was a have to make clear sure points concerning the “coalition”.
He mentioned after the 2019 meeting elections outcomes had been introduced, JJP MLAs proposed a coalition provide on three principal points — 75 per cent reservation for native residents in jobs, 50 per cent reservation for ladies in Panchayati Raj Establishments and old-age pension.
Chautala mentioned his brother, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, agreed that the JJP would type an alliance with any get together that got here on board on these points.
He claimed that many Congress leaders additionally agreed with the JJP’s frequent minimal programme however Hooda’s “damaging appraoch” grew to become an obstacle.
Chautala claimed that the Congress chief needed the JJP to first provide assist earlier than speaking concerning the points and gathering the assist of Independents.
Nonetheless, the-then BJP chief Amit Shah agreed with the JJP’s calls for and reached an settlement on authorities formation, he mentioned.
Chautala mentioned Hooda, the chief of opposition within the Haryana Meeting, lately claimed that there was by no means any dialog about an alliance however his son mentioned they had been able to agree on all situations.
The JJP chief added that the father-son duo ought to make clear their place as a substitute of deceptive the general public.
He went to say that even within the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there have been talks of a grand alliance that will additionally embrace the AAP. There was even an settlement on a seat-sharing method with seven going to the Congress, two to the JJP and one to the AAP. Even then, Hooda was the impediment, Chautala alleged.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was additionally sad over the failure to type an alliance, Chautala claimed.
Within the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP received all 10 seats from Haryana.
Chautala alleged that Hooda is busy securing the political way forward for his son, a Rajya Sabha MP, and even sacrificed senior leaders reminiscent of Rao Inderjeet, Kuldeep Bishnoi, Ashok Tanwar and Kumari Shelja.
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