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Setback to INLD, BSP to rethink Haryana tie-up

CHANDIGARH: In what will also be noticed as massive setback to the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), Haryana's main opposition party, its alliance spouse BSP on Monday introduced that it might re-consider its resolution to tie-up with the party for the impending Lok Sabha polls.

BSP chief Mayawati took the decision on Monday after a meeting of senior party leaders on Haryana affairs. "All the party leaders discussed the developments in Haryana after the INLD split and it was found that the situation in the Haryana politics has been changed after the division in the Chautala family," in line with a statement issued from the BSP's Lucknow office.

The BSP wants the Chautalas to reunite if the INLD wants its alliance with the BSP to proceed.

"The present circumstances, after division in the O P Chautala family, are against the expectations of public and this may adversely affect the BSP in the parliamentary as well as the state assembly elections in Haryana. In this situation, the party can only think of continuing its alliance with the INLD if the (Chautala) family re-unites," the BSP statement added.

The BSP mentioned the INLD may now not retain Jind assembly seat in the bypoll most effective on account of the split and a final resolution on the alliance could be quickly taken by way of the central management.

INLD was once sturdy and united earlier, says BSP leader

Confirming the improvement, BSP Haryana unit president Prakash Bharti instructed NewsTread that a assembly in Delhi of all the leaders associated with Haryana affairs was once held with Mayawati on Monday and it was once determined to take a contemporary resolution on the tieup with the INLD in Haryana. "In the present circumstances, it is difficult for the party to continue because when the alliance had taken place when the INLD was strong and united," Bharti added.

The BSP resolution has come as impolite surprise for the INLD, which suffered a humiliating defeat in the Jind bypoll final month the place its candidate Umed Redhu misplaced his deposit as he polled just 3,454 votes of one.3 lakh votes polled. Leader of opposition Abhay Chautala's gamble of making the bypoll outcome a prestige factor to marginalise his estranged nephews backfired as Redhu may now not even poll one-tenth of the votes gained by way of JJP's Digvijay Chautala (37,631 votes).

When contacted, INLD normal secretary RS Chaudhary mentioned that Abhay had left for Delhi to talk about the issue with Mayawati. "Any decision on this would be taken after the state executive body meeting of the INLD scheduled to be held on Wednesday," Chaudhary added.

Banking on social engineering method, the INLD and BSP had joined fingers on April 18, 2018 to contest the impending parliamentary and state assembly polls to verify defeat of Congress and BJP in Haryana.

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