Fight in Haryana Between Congress, BJP Only, Says Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Confident of Win
Congress' Bhupinder SIngh Hooda, a de-facto chief ministerial candidate, feels his party has an edge over the ruling BJP owing to huge unemployment in the state.
File photo: Former Haryana chief minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda speaks at a rally. (ANI Twitter)
Chandigarh: Two-time former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said the contest in the state was only between the BJP and Congress and the latter would emerge victorious.
"The Jannayak Janata Party and Indian National Lok Dal are not factors, the contest is between Congress and the BJP only and the Congress will get the majority," Hooda told the media in his hometown.
Hooda, also the Leader of Opposition, is recontesting from his bastion Garhi Sampla-Kiloi in Rohtak district.
Hooda, a de-facto chief ministerial candidate, feels his party has an edge over the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party owing to huge unemployment in the state, that as per estimates has reached 28.7 per cent against the national average of 8.4 per cent.
Over 1.83 crore voters in THE BJP-ruled Haryana will cast their votes in a single-phase polling that began on Monday morning to elect the 90-member Legislative Assembly.
Voting will end at 6 p.m.
Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.
Recommended For You
- PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019: SouL MortaL Donates Entire Winning Amount to Indian Army
- WhatsApp Gets One Step Closer to The Dark Mode; New Beta Gets Dark Wallpaper
- Does Lionel Messi Really Have This Popular Comedian’s Face Tattooed on His Back?
- Instagram Stalking App Like Patrol Thrown Out by Apple; You Can All Relax Now
- Emotions Got the Better of Me: Raheem Sterling Admits after Being Dropped by England