New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party has declared the names of 41 candidates for the Haryana assembly elections that are scheduled to take place on October 21. Recently, the BSP had called off its alliance with the Jannayak Janata Party. Therefore, the party will independently contest the polls to the 90-member Assembly. Also Read - 'Congress is Deceitful,' Mayawati Cries After All 6 BSP MLAs Switch Sides in R'sthan; Gehlot Says 'Such Reaction Expected'
Here is a list of 18 BSP candidates for the Haryana Assembly Constituency: Also Read - In Rajasthan, All 6 BSP MLAs Cross Over to Congress; Party Attains Full Majority in Assembly
- Pruthla: Surendra Basishth
- Pachipat: Balfar Singh Malik
- Shohta: Javed Ahmed
- Jagadhari: Adharsh bal Singh
- Sadore: Chaudhury Mahipal Singh
- Anshadh: Anrendra rana
- Hathin: Tayeb Hussein
- NIT Faridabad: Hajji Kasram Ali
- Ballavgarh: Arun Bishla
- Narayan Gargh: Madan Lal Rana
- Shadhora: Chaudhury Sahi Ram
- Mulata: Krishdas Mehami
- Ambala Sahar: Sardar Ravinder Singh
- Kamalpur: Indri Hawa Singh Road
- Yamuna Nagar: Yogesh Kamboj
- Kharkhoda: Shadi Bal Tambar
- Faltor: Kashmiri Boudh
- Hanshi: Surendra Sharma
Out of the 41 candidates for the polls, two are women and 12 others from the reserved constituencies. The two women namely Shakuntala Bhatti and Sunita Dhull have been fielded from Shahbad (SC) and Pundri segments respectively, as per the list released by BSP’s state unit president Prakash Bharti. Notably, the list was cleared by BSP supremo and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati. Also Read - UP: Woman Accuses Jailed BSP MP Atul Rai of Threatening Her With 'Fate Like Unnao Girl'
While the main contest for the next month’s polls is seen between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the main opposition Congress, other players in the poll ring include the Indian National Lok Dal, JJP formed after a vertical split in the INLD, AAP, Swaraj India party and the LSP.
(With agency inputs)