Rohtak, Oct 24: Asserting that the mandate in the Haryana State Assembly elections was against the BJP, former state chief minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said all other parties and independents should unite against the BJP and come together to form a strong government in the State.
Talking to the media after the emerging trends showed the Congress and the BJP locked in a close contest, the senior Congress leader said he wants to thank the people of the state and said the mandate is against the ruling dispensation.
He appealed to all parties and independents to unite against the ruling BJP.
'Let us form a strong government together,' Mr Hooda said.
'The time has come for Congress, JJP, INLD, and independents to come together to form a strong government,' he said. He assured that each one will be respected and given a respectable position. As per the emerging trends, the ruling BJP is leading in 39 Assembly constituencies while the opposition Congress candidates are ahead in 31 segments.
Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) is leading in 10 Assembly constituencies in the trends of the October 21 Haryana Assembly elections on Thursday. (UNI)