Haryana Assembly Election 2019 : BJP’s Mission 75 Plus
Haryana Assembly Election 2019 : The Modi wave coupled with the social engineering and developmental work of Manohar Lal Khattar helped BJP sweep the entire 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state of Haryana. Before 2014, BJP was a non-entity in the Jat land, Haryana. The state was entirely dominated by Congress and INLD. However, in 2014 Lok Sabha election BJP managed to win 7 Lok Sabha seats in the Haryana. INLD headed by Om Prakash Chautala won 2 Lok Sabha seats while Congress could win only one of the 10 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Since then BJP had solely dominated the state politics.
The 90-member Haryana assembly will go into polls later this year. In 2014 assembly election BJP won the 47 seats and thereby went on to form its government in the state. INLD on the other hand won 19 seats and Congress was able to manage to 15 assembly seats in 2014 Haryana assembly election. At present BJP holds 48 seats after it victory in Jind assembly election. It must be noted that in 2014 assembly election, BJP was able to secure 33.2% vote share. However, in 2019 Lok Sabha election BJP for the time crossed 50% vote share mark in the state. Its vote share has gone up to 58.02%.
Mission 75 Plus
Buoyed by the outstanding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha election, the current Home Minister and party president Amit Shah had set a target of 75+ seats in assembly election for Haryana BJP. In 2014 BJP had won 47 of the 90 assembly seats in the state. Kickstarting the election campaign it is believed that Amit Shah will be camping at Rohtak where he will be attending the event organized to celebrate Intenational Yoga Day on 21st June. Futhermore, CM ML Khattar and his ministers are believed to be in Rohtak on this day where the roadmap for the Haryana assembly election is believed to be drawn.
How a non-Jat CM conqured Jat Land
The political landscape of Haryana, being a Jat majority, has always been different. 27% of total voters in Haryana belongs to Jat population. The state had mostly had a Jat Chief Minister. Monahar Lal Khattar is the first non-jat to occupy the chair of CM in Haryana. Since then he has carefully crafted the social engineering and increased the influence of BJP of in the state. In the past four-and-a-half years BJP has won Faridabad and Gurugram civic polls, the mayoral elections in five cities, the Jind bypoll and the Lok Sabha polls. The results were evident of people reposing their trust upon the BJP Haryana government.
M L Khattar Khattar for the first time in state introduced impartial and transparent job recruitment process in the state. Around 60,000 employees so far have been recruited in various departments of the state government. The Chief Minister was praised even by the Opposition parties for removing favouritism in the recruitment process in the state.
States education budget was increased, teachers were appointed, and more schools have been opened to make education a real movement in the state.
Haryana has been one of the states in country where the Central government schemes were efficiently implemented. Be it the direct transfer of money in most of the schemes, implementation of cleanliness mission, housing, Ujjwala schemes and pension schemies the state has benefitted from all. The Lok Sabha election victory was an evident of these facts.
Swachh Bharat Mission
If data are to be analysed, the state of a total of 6,34,465 toilets has been built in Haryana alone since October 2014. The state which had 76% sanitation coverage in 2014 now has 100% coverage under Swachh Bharat Mission.
Under Saubhagya Yojana, since 2014 the state of Haryana had witnessed 100% electrification be it in district level or the village level.
Apart from this the pension for elderly people, which was pegged at Rs 1,000, was doubled by the Khattar government. Thus, under the M L Khattar and coupled by the Modi government the state of Haryana has witnessed a all round development in various fields.
The Google trend data since October 2014 clearly shows the rise in popularity of BJP in the state. M L Khattar, though a non-Jat CM has proven himself as an able administrator and is hoping to return to power once again based upon his development works in the state.
In 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP outperformed all the political parties in Haryana across 83 Assembly constituency segments. The Lok Sbaha elections marked the end of dynastic politics in the state. Six dynasts, including Bhupinder Singh Hooda and son Deepender Singh Hooda, Ajay Chautala’s sons Dushyant and Digvijay, former Haryana Chief Minister Bansi Lal’s daughter Shruti Chaudhary and Bhajan Lal’s grandson Bhavya Bishnoi, lost the elections.
The mandate in Haryana was so huge that it helped BJP wipe out three political parties in the state, including former BJP MP Raj Kumar Saini’s Loktantra Suraksha Party (LSP), Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), formed after the split in INLD.
BJP is now confident of repeating its performance in the Haryana Assembly Election 2019 that are likely to be held around October this year. Manohar Lal Khattar is expected to return to power once again in the state.
Title: Haryana Assembly Election 2019 : BJP’s Mission 75 Plus