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JJP joins Congress in seeking Haryana floor test, but 3 of its own MLAs ‘meet’ Khattar | India News – Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Pressure mounted on the Nayab Singh Saini govt in Haryana Thursday to take a floor test, with JJP's Dushyant Chautala closing ranks with Congress and INLD to write to governor Bandaru Dattatreya for his "intervention" against the backdrop of BJP's refusal to acknowledge its loss of majority after three Independent MLAs withdrew support to the coalition.Dushyant upped the ante amid murmurs of a rift in his ranks, including unconfirmed reports of a hush-hush meeting between three JJP MLAs and former CM Manohar Lal Khattar at minister Mahipal Dhanda's residence in Panipat. Dhanda denied any such meeting was held, but sources said the JJP trio of Devender Babli (Tohana), Ramniwas Surjakhera (Narwana) and Jogi Ram Sihag (Barwala) weren't the only ones creating room for BJP to man...

Video | BJP’s Ex-Ally Dushyant Chautala, Who Sought Haryana Test Of Strength, Faces Split In Party

Dushyant Chautala, the friend-turned-foe of the BJP who is out to fell the government, should guard his flock, sources have indicated. As efforts are on to bring a no-confidence motion against the Nayab Singh Saini government after three Independent MLAs pulled support from the BJP, a handful of Mr Chautala's MLAs met the former BJP Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar this afternoon, sources said. The meeting took place at the residence of Minister of State Mahipal Dhanda in Panipat. Four MLAs of the Jannayak Janta Party or JJP were present for the half-hour meeting with Mr Khattar and Mr Dhanda, held around 2 pm. Source link

In Haryana, BJP’s ex-ally Dushyant Chautala calls for floor test, Congress seeks time with governor

Gurugram: The Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) has written to Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya urging the Nayab Singh Saini-led BJP government be asked to prove its majority through a floor test in the state assembly.In a letter to the Governor Wednesday, JJP vice-president Dushyant Chautala highlighted that with the resignation of two MLAs from the House and withdrawal of support by three Independent MLAs, the Saini government has lost a simple majority in the House. Meanwhile, the Congress, too, reached out to Governor Bandaru Dattatreya seeking an appointment with him Friday. In a letter to the Raj Bhavan, Shadi Lal Kapoor, secretary to the Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda, wrote that a Congress delegation led by Deputy Leader of CLP Aftab Ahmed and party chief whip Bharat Bh...

Haryana Crisis: Trouble Likely To Mount For BJP As Dushyant Chautala Demands Floor Test

Haryana Political Crisis: As the political crisis deepens in Haryana, trouble will likely mount in the state for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Former Haryana Deputy CM and JJP leader Dushyant Chautala wrote a letter to state Governor Bandaru Dattatreya seeking urgent action regarding the present political situation in the state, news agency ANI reported on Thursday. In his letter, Chautala has urged the Governor to call for a floor test immediately to make the government prove its majority and impose President's Rule if the government fails to do so. "Given the developments and the clear stance of the party, i.e., JJP, which does not extend its support to the present government and is open to backing any other political party for government fo...

JJP’s Dushyant Chautala says he’ll back Congress in no-trust motion against Haryana’s BJP govt

Gurugram: Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) would support any move by the Congress to topple the Nayab Singh Saini-led BJP government in Haryana and also give outside support to the Opposition-led government, party chief Dushyant Chautala said Wednesday.His comments came a day after three Independent MLAs withdrew their support from the BJP government, rendering it a minority government. Sombir Sangwan from Charkhi Dadri, Randhir Singh Gollen from Pundri, and Dharampal Gonder from Nilokheri Tuesday announced their support for the Congress in the presence of Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Haryana Congress President Udai Bhan. Show Full Article The minority Saini government has now lost the moral right to stay in power, Chaut...

‘Unwell’, ‘retired’, ‘sitting at home’, ‘national interests’ — 7 JJP MLAs skip poll campaign

Gurugram: Before senior BJP leader and Haryana’s former chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar filed his nominations from Karnal parliamentary seat Monday, Ram Niwas Surjakhera, an MLA of Dushyant Chautala’s Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), went to meet him at his Karnal residence.“Met former CM Honourable Manohar Lal Ji at his residence and congratulated him for filing his nomination from Karnal as BJP candidate,” Surjakhera, an MLA from Narwana, said in a message he posted on X along with photos of the two leaders. Surjakhera hasn’t been campaigning for Ramesh Khattar, JJP’s candidate from Sirsa — the seat under which Narwana comes. He’s one of seven JJP MLAs who have deliberately kept away from the party’s ongoing election campaign in Haryana.   Show Full Article ...

Haryana Political Crisis: Is Congress Posing A Threat To Saini Govt? Here’s What Number Game Su

In a surprising turn of events during the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state government in Haryana finds itself teetering on the edge of the minority following the defection of three Independent MLAs to the Congress camp. In response, Haryana Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini on Wednesday asserted the stability of his government, despite the recent defections. This recent development has prompted urgent maneuvering from the Congress, scrambling to gather enough support to dismantle the Saini govt ahead of the state polls.  The crucial development came as Independent MLAs Sombir Sangawan (Dadri), Randhir Singh Gollen (Pundri), and Dharampal Gonder (Nilokheri) announced their withdrawal from the BJP government during a press confere...