Ahead of the Haryana assembly elections, BJP has made a major announcement. State BJP chief Subhash Barala stated recently that in accordance to the decision taken by the party’s central committee, no family members of sitting MPs, MLAs and ministers will be given tickets for the upcoming assembly elections.
BIG BREAKING NEWS
प्रदेश अध्यक्ष श्री @subhashbrala जी का बड़ा बयान।
1.सांसदों के परिजनों को नहीं मिलेगा टिकट।
2.विधायक और मंत्रियों के परिजनों को भी टिकट नहीं।
3.मेयर और जिला परिषद के चेयरमैन को भी टिकट नहीं।
— Haryana BJP (@BJP4Haryana) September 25, 2019
Barala stated that even the sitting mayors and Zilla Parishad chairman will not be considered for an MLA ticket in the upcoming elections. The party has stated that it will not cultivate nepotism and favouritism in the party and only deserving candidates will be considered.
Subhash Barala mentioned that the Amit Shah led central election committee of the BJP had decided to be strict about these rules while distributing tickets and the state unit will follow it. In the state BJP meeting on Sunday night, the decision was conveyed to party leaders. Many state ministers and senior leaders hoping for tickets for their children are expected to be disappointed.
The BJP will also not give tickets to party leaders who are above 75 years of age. While the final decision regarding the selection of candidates is to be taken after PM Modi returns from his USA tour, the state unit has stated that the names of the prospective candidates and selection panel names have been sent to the party’s central committee.
The Haryana assembly elections are scheduled to be held in a single phase on November 2 for all 70 seats. The last date for filing nominations is October 4.