State Assembly Elections in India, 2009 - Haryana

Haryana

In the Haryana assembly elections, 2009 Indian National Congress could not get majority.

SN Party No. of candidates No. of elected No. of votes %
1 Indian National Congress 90 40 35.08
3 Independents 7 13.16
4 Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) 87 6 7.40
2 Indian National Lok Dal 88 31 25.79
5 Bharatiya Janata Party 90 4 9.04
6 Bahujan Samaj Party 86 1 6.73
6 Shiromani Akali Dal 2 1 0.98
Total: 1222 90 100

In a 90 members Haryana assembly Congress won 40 seats, 5 short of simple majority.

In 2009 vidhan sabha elections, Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) emerged winner on following six seats.

  • Adampur - Kuldeep
  • Assandh - Jile Ram
  • Charkhi Dadri - Satpal Sangwan
  • Hansi - Vinod Bhayana
  • Narnaul - Rao Narender Singh
  • Samalkha - Dharam Singh Chhokar

All 5 MLAs from above list left HJC and joined Indian national Congress with a merger, thus leaving Kuldeep as single legislator of the Party in haryana Vidhan Sabha.

Thus congress achieved a simple majority.
Independents members also gave support to congress to form stable government.

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