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The various rulers of Haryana since 1966

The BJP, which contested the 2014 assembly polls alone for the first time, had played second fiddle to other parties earlier.

Updated:October 19, 2014, 10:51 AM IST
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The various rulers of Haryana since 1966
The BJP, which contested the 2014 assembly polls alone for the first time, had played second fiddle to other parties earlier.

Chandigarh: Haryana was carved out as a separate state from unified Punjab on November 1, 1966.

The Assembly strength of Haryana is 90 seats.

The BJP, which contested the 2014 assembly polls alone for the first time, had played second fiddle to other parties earlier. In the 2009 assembly polls, the BJP won only four seats in the 90-member assembly.

1966-67 - Congress (Bhagwat Dayal Sharma as chief minister)

1967 - Vishal Haryana Party (Rao Birender Singh)

1968-1975 - Congress (Bansi Lal)

1975-77 - Congress (Banarsi Das Gupta)

1977-79 - Janta Party (Devi Lal)

1979-1985 - Congress (Bhajan Lal)

1985-87 - Congress (Bansi Lal)

1987-1991 - Janta Dal (Devi Lal, Om Prakash Chautala, BD Gupta and Hukum Singh)

1991-96 - Congress (Bhajan Lal)

1996-99 - Haryana Vikas Party (+BJP) (Bansi Lal)

1999-2005 - Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) (Om Prakash Chautala)

2005-2014 - Congress (Bhupinder Singh Hooda)

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