The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday came out with the list of 27 candidates for the legislative assembly elections in Haryana.
The party has fielded Poonam from Rohtak, Azad Singh from Sonipat city, Ashwini Nagar from Kalka and Zile Singh Verma from Fatehabad Assembly constituencies.
Baljit Singh Baudhh will be fighting against state BJP chief Subhash Barala from Tohana Assembly constituency, while Sateesh Balmiki has been fielded against Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar from Karnal.
Other candidates include Ramesh Dalal (Beri), Sunita Sabhwal (Israna-secured), subhash Nambarder (Dabwali), Balwan Bhankad (Ratia-secured), Naveen Kumar (Thanesar) and Naresh Gautam (Julana), amongst others.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) releases list of 27 candidates for upcoming Haryana Assembly elections on October 21. pic.twitter.com/BGqmx4nVJX— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2019
BSP is fighting the assembly polls in alliance with Dushyant Chautala led Jannayak Janta Party (JJP).
On Sunday, the party came out with the list of 41 candidates for the elections to the 90-member legislative Assembly in Haryana.
Haryana has the strength of 90 seats out of which 17 are reserved for SCs and none for STs. There are 1.82 crore registered voters in the state out of which 1.07 lakh are service voters.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has slated the single-phase voting for the 90-member Haryana Assembly elections on October 21 and the counting of votes is scheduled on October 24.
The last date of filing nominations is October 4 and the scrutiny will take place on October 5. The candidates can withdraw their nomination till October 7.
Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government is in power in Haryana after the party won 47 out of a total of 90 seats in the 2014 Assembly elections, while the Congress was restricted to just 15 seats.
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