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Haryana's dynastic politics to see grandchildren of ex-CMs contest polls

Political families including Chautalas, Bishnois and Hoodas are in fray every election in Haryana, a Jat-dominated state

A polling officer puts an indelible ink mark on the finger of a voter during the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station, in Nagaon, Thursday, April 18, 2019 | Photo: PTI
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Press Trust of India Chandigarh
A platform for dynastic politics for decades, Haryana is seeing many political families in fray this time too as grandchildren of four former chief ministers, two great grandsons and sons of political bigwigs are trying their luck.
 
Political families including Chautalas, Bishnois and Hoodas are in fray every election in Haryana, a Jat-dominated state.
 
However, the grandchildren of the four former chief ministers including Bhajan Lal, Chaudhary Devi Lal, Om Prakash Chautala and Bansi Lal, say they are not contesting the elections riding on the popularity of their families but on basis of the work done in their constituencies.
 
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First Published: Apr 28 2019 | 11:43 AM IST

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