A total of 14 candidates filed their nomination papers from the Hisar Parliamentary constituency on Friday. So far, 27 candidates have filed their nomination papers from the seat.
Hisar deputy commissioner-cum-district election officer ML Kaushik said Kuldeep Bishnoi filed his nomination papers as a candidate of Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC), while his wife Renuka Bishnoi filed papers as a convering candidate. Yudhvir Singh Khyalia filed his nomination papers as a candidate of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Mamta Rani ( Rashtrawadi Party ) and Mange Ram (Bahujan Samaj Party) also filed their nomination papers on Friday. Nine Independent candidates also filed papers.
Shruti Choudhry files from Bhiwani-Mahendergarh
Rohtak: Congress nominee from Bhiwani-Mahendergarh Lok Sabha seat, Shruti Choudhry, and her rival Dharambir Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party filed their nomination papers on Friday. Chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was by Shruti’s side as she submitted her papers to the returning officer.
Dharambir files nomination
Bhiwani: Congress MLA Dharambir Singh, who recently quit the party to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket, on Friday filed his nomination papers from Haryana’s Bhiwani-Mahendergarh parliamentary constituency.
BJP state unit president Ram Bilas Sharma and scores of party activists were present during the filing of nomination.
Four-time Congress MLA Singh, who represented Sohna in the Assembly, quit the party after being denied a Lok Sabha ticket from the Bhiwani-Mahendergarh constituency. Congress has fielded sitting MP Shruti Choudhry from the seat.
After filing his nomination, Sharma told party workers that “our vision of agriculture and farmers had been very clear since inception of the Jan Sangh”. “Har khet ko paani, Har haathh ko kaam (irrigation for each field and work to every hand) is our main target,” he said.
Sharma flayed the present UPA government, saying its policies were “anti-farmers”.
Jindal, 11 others file papers from Kurukshetra
Kurukshetra: Twelve people, including sitting Congress MP Naveen Jindal, filed their nominations papers here on Friday. With Friday’s nominations, the total number of candidates in the fray has gone up to 22.
Naveen Jindal was accompanied by Haryana finance minister HS Chattha, minister Savitri Jindal, chief parliamentary secretary Sultan Singh Jadola, and Shahbad MLA Anil Dhantori. Naveen’ wife Shalu Jindal filed papers as his covering candidate.
After filing of the nomination, a rally was organised at the new grain market, which was addressed by chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and state Congress chief Ashok Tanwar.
Jaihind files papers, accuses Hooda of code violation
Rohtak: Aam Aadmi Party nominee from Rohtak Lok Sabha seat, Naveen Jaihind, filed his nomination papers on Friday after paying tributes to freedom fighters, other martyrs and national heroes.
He charged chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with violating the model code of conduct by getting scores of advertisment banners, posters and hoardings installed in the entire town to seek support for his MP son Deepender Singh Hooda.
A rally was organised by the Congress party at Sector-6 here which was attended by chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, state Congress president Ashok Tanwar, Vidhan Sabha speaker Kuldeep Sharma and Rohtak parliamentarian Deepender Singh Hooda.
Jaihind, a former Maharshi Dayanand University student, said that Hooda was frightened as his son Deepender was destined to lose the seat owing to the strong anti-incumbency factor.
INLD, AAP candidates file nominations in Ambala
Ambala: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate Kusum Sherwal (43), her covering candidate Ashok Sherwal, Aam Adami Party (AAP) candidate Surinder Pal Singh , Arun Kumar of CPI and BJP covering Banto Kataria filed nomination papers from Ambala Lok Sabha (reserved) seat on Friday.
Congress candidate Raj Kumar Valmiki would file the nomination papers on Saturday in the presence of chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, sources said. Till date, 10 candidates have filed the papers from Ambala and the scrutiny of papers would be held on March 24, while the withdrawal date is March 26.
Indora, Rati file nominations from Sirsa
Sirsa: In the presence of Haryana Janhit Congress supremo Kuldeep Bishnoi, BJP-HJC candidate from Sirsa parliamentary constituency Sushil Kumat Indora filed his nomination papers on Friday.
Indora reached the mini-secretariat with his supporters. He said that he was not getting due respect in the Congress party. He alleged that state Cong chief Ashok Tanwar was not ready to even share stage with him.
Accompanied by hundreds of supporters, Aam Aadmi Party candidate Poonam Chand Rati also filed his nomination papers on Friday. Earlier, AAP organised a ‘Jhadu Yatra’ that started from Anaj Mandi and culminated at the bus stand. Addressing the workers at Anaj Mandi, Rati said that AAP was the only option with the countrymen to get rid of all the ills such as corruption, inflation and unemployment.