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Chandigarh: Dushyant Chautala supports Congress: ‘For them to contemplate if it wants to topple BJP govt in Haryana
May 08, 2024 01:23 pm

DIVYA DELHI: Dushyant Chautala endorses Congress: «For them to consider if it wants to overthrow BJP in Haryana»A day after three Independent MLAs withdrew from the Nayab Saini-led BJP government in Haryana and supported the Congress, former deputy chief minister and Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala said on Wednesday that he would “support Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda” if he overthrew the state government.“The BJP targets all 10 Lok Sabha seats and one Karnal bypoll seat. But three MLAs losing support reveals BJP weakness. I also want to tell the Leader of Opposition that according to today's calculations, I will support Hooda from outside if this administration is overthrown during elections. Congress must decide whether to overthrow the BJP government, Chautala warned days before Haryana's Lok Sabha poll on May 25.Three MLAs have withdrew support, while two, including Karnal Lok Sabha candidate Manohar Lal Khattar and Hisar candidate Ranjit Singh, have resigned from the Vidhan Sabha. This gives Vidhan Sabha five MLAs. It shows the BJP government lacks a simple majority. I demand moral resignation from the chief minister. The governor received three Independents' withdrawal of support. We will also write to the governor for state government guidance to prov