Amid speculations of Assembly elections along with next year's Lok Sabha polls, parties in Haryana gears up to show their strength
This is going to be the season of public rallies in Haryana amidst speculation that polls for the state Assembly may be linked with the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Sensing this political parties in Haryana have intensified their mass contact programme by organising rallies to show their strength.
While opposition parties BJP, Indian National Lok Dal, Janhit Congress and rebel Congress MP Rao Inderjit Singh are organising public meetings,the ruling Congress party is also not lagging behind. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is planning a massive rally at Gohana in Sonipat district bordering national capital on 10th November.
A target of mobilising twenty lakh people have been fixed and Hooda has personally taking command of the arrangements and mobilisation for the rally. According to sources the main concentration is on drawing crowd from old Rohtak district comprising of Sonipat and Jhajjar districts also.
Hooda's supporters are telling jats that since Hooda has given reservation to them in Govt. Jobs, hence they should reciprocate the gesture by attending the rally, which organisers claim will show a message to the party chief Sonia Gandhi that it is Hooda who calls shots in Haryana despite criticism by rebel leaders like Union Minister Kumari Selja, Birender Singh and Rao Inderjit Singh.
Gohana' srally, according to political observers, will be show of strength of Hooda as it is believed that his detractors will not attend it. To lure people for participating in the rally Hooda has announced sixty five thousand government jobs.
After,Narander Modi's successful rally at Rewari BJP is organising rally inSonipat this month, which will be addressed by Nitin Gadkari and Sushma Swaraj.
Indian National Lok Dal is also organising rally. Kuledep Bishanoi of Janhit Congress has started Yatra from Adampur in Hissar district. Inderjit Singh is planning a rally in Jhajjar region of Deepender Singh Hooda's Lok Saha constituency.