Amid close contest between BJP and Congress in Haryana according to early trends, Jannayak Janta Party's Dushyant Chautala has said that his party will support whoever gives them the Chief Minister's chair. The BJP is currently leading in 44 seats, while Congress is leading in 31 seats. The Jannayak Janta Party is currently leading in 7 seats in the state.
Trends in the counting of votes in Haryana Assembly elections show the gap between BJP and Congress reducing to 8 seats. Earlier, Jannayak Janta Party, which is currently leading in 9 seats, said it will support whoever gives them the Chief Minister's chair in case of a hung Assembly. BJP is leading in 40 seats, while Congress is leading in 32.
According to reports, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar got called to Delhi to meet BJP high command. Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has also reportedly spoken to former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda and has taken stock of the latest political situation.
Reports also suggest the Congress has already reached out to JJP for an alliance. Haryana recorded a voter turnout of over 68 percent, a decline from 76.54 percent in the 2014 Assembly polls