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BJP charges Bishnoi with breaking coalition dharma

PTI, PTI  Chandigarh, July 01, 2014
First Published: 17:23 IST(1/7/2014) | Last Updated: 18:45 IST(1/7/2014)

Haryana BJP today charged Haryana Janhit Congress Chief Kuldeep Bishnoi with working independently ahead of the forthcoming assembly elections due in October in such a manner as if he had broken the alliance with the saffron party.

Addressing a press conference here, BJP Legislature Party Leader Anil Vij accused Bishnoi of deliberately maintaining distance from BJP and not putting up pictures of BJP national leaders in hoardings during his political functions.

Questioning Bishnoi's capability to lead BJP-HJC alliance in the forthcoming assembly elections after losing his Lok Sabha seat from Hisar, BJP said party's parliamentary board will take a call on future of alliance with HJC in Haryana.

"Looking at his (political) programmes that he has started now, what we understand is that Kuldeep Bishnoi has broken the alliance (with BJP in Haryana). In his rallies, no BJP worker is informed about his programmes and there is no BJP flag at his programmes.

Moreover, pictures of BJPs national leaders are also not put up in his political functions which was earlier used to be a practice,  Vij said.

Vij said Bishnoi had started maintaining distance from BJP after his drubbing in Lok Sabha polls from Hisar. "He (Kuldeep Bishnoi) is deliberately staying away from BJP in Haryana," Vij claimed.

Haryana BJP also accused Bishnoi of not following alliance 'dharma' being a leader of BJP-HJC alliance.

"He has not followed alliance dharma. During Lok Sabha polls, he should have campaigned for all ten Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. But he remained confined to just two seats - Hisar and Sirsa," Vij said, adding the party was not satisfied with HJC's performance during Lok Sabha polls.

Under Narendra Modi leadership, BJP saw historic win in Lok Sabha polls. But in Haryana, he (Bishnoi) himself lost during polls.

That is why we are forced to think (over reworking alliance with HJC) whether we will be able to sail through assembly polls under his Bishnoi's leadership," he said.

As per arrangement between BJP and HJC, both parties were to contest 45 seats each in 90-member Assembly.

Vij said BJP core group had already conveyed the situation to senior party leader and Union minister Rajnath Singh.

"We hope before July 5, BJP Parliamentary Board will take a decision on BJP-HJC alliance in Haryana," Vij said.

On possible alliance with Om Prakash Chaulata's INLD for the Assembly polls, Vij said there is no proposal in this regard.

Haryana BJP also announced launch of a website "" whereby it will gather information from people about "malpractices" going on in any state government department in order to "expose" Bhupinder Singh Hooda led government.

"People can send their documents pertaining to any malpractice they have discovered in any department. We will examine it and then we will incorporate in our charge sheet exposing scams and mis-governance during Congress-led Haryana government regime. This charge sheet will be made public by end of July," he said.

Vij said the party will also access information through RTI to expose the state government for the "skewed" development, higher power tariff and atrocities on Dalits in the state.

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