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Haryana tempting not only cops but civil servants, academicians, army officers also to join politics
Haryana, which is best known for corruption, defection, casteism, floor-crossing, has been tempting not only cops but civil servants, academicians and army officers for joining politics.

It is however interesting to mention here that while IPS officers, who contested elections in Haryana could not succeed but the civil servants, academicians and army officers not only became Members of Parliament but ministers in State and at Centre.

While IAS officer Abhay Yadav has taken voluntary retirement for contesting elections and another IAS officer H.S. Rana, after retirement is all set to join Aam Adami Party. Arvind Kejriwal,Chief Minister of Delhi also hails from Haryana.

Ashok Khemaka, whistleblower Haryana cadre IAS officer who had shot international media headlines by cancelling land deals of Robert Vadhera and realty giant DLF has refused to comment on reported offer of Aam Aadmi Party for making him their chief ministerial candidate if he decides to join politics.

Former IAS officer ID Swami who became MP from Karnal Lok Sabha seat was minister of state for home in NDA Govt. and former IAS officer Kirpa Ram Punia was minister in Devilal-led Govt, and retired HCS officer Bahadur Singh was minister in Om Parkash Chotala-led Haryana Govt.

Ramnaryan became MP from Bhiwani seat once represented by late Bansi Lal. After retirement IAS officer BD Dhalia, Gulab Singh and RS Choudhary has joined Indian National Lok Dal of Om Prakash Choutala.

R.S. Malik has joined BJP for a short time while M.S Rathi who has joined Haryana Vikas Party of late Bansilal was made member of prestigious, Haryana Public Service Commission. S.L. Dhani was made chief of intellectual cell of Haryana Pardesh Congress Committee by the then party chief Shamsher Singh Surjewala.

MP Bidlan who had fled from a function when fire broke out resulting into killings of hundreds of children’s in Dabwali town of Sirsa district,  where he was chief guest has recently joined BJP and is eying on party ticket from Sirsa Lok Sabha seat.

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