A day after the Haryana's election results were out, the state's BJP chief Subhash Barala said that they would form the government with the help of Independent candidates. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar is in New Delhi to meet home minister Amit Shah to discuss the further course of action.
New Delhi: Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala on Friday (October 25) said that his party would form the government in the state with the support of independent legislators as it fell short of achieving an absolute majority on its own.
"Independent candidates have come to BJP's side. The government will be formed under the leadership of ML Khattar Ji," he told reporters.
BJP has won 40 seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly and needs the support of six MLAs to cross the half-way mark to retain power in the state.
Barala said that people had given the mandate to BJP and the party will introspect the reason behind losing on some seats.
"Both the party and I will learn from the results of these elections. We will take steps to strengthen the party in the state," he said.
BJP's Haryana in-charge Anil Jain also reiterated that the party would again form government in the state.
"With the blessing of people of Haryana, we will again form government in the state. We have emerged as the single largest party," he said.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar left for Delhi to meet BJP Working President JP Nadda and party's Haryana in-charge Anil Jain today to discuss government formation in Haryana.
Earlier, Lokhit Party leader Gopal Kanda, the winning candidate from Sirsa Assembly constituency was also seen leaving Nadda's residence on October 24.
Kanda's brother Gobind Kanda had said that Haryana Lokhit Party is in touch with five more MLAs, who will extend their "unconditional support" to the ruling party.
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Last Updated Oct 25, 2019, 12:20 PM IST