Haryana Election

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In what proved to be a cliffhanger, the contest in Haryana threw up a hung Assembly on Thursday, as the ruling BJP emerged as the single largest party with 40 seats, six short of the halfway mark needed to form the next government.

Around 2,987 polling booths were marked as vulnerable, whereas 151 critical polling stations were identified -- the live footage of which was monitored in the control room set up at the headquarters in Chandigarh.

The electoral fate of over 4400 candidates- 1169 in Haryana and 3237 in Maharashtra - will be sealed in EVMs by the voters who will exercise their democratic franchise in the assembly elections.

INLD leader Vedpal Narang, who is considered a stalwart from the Barwala Assembly seat, Congress leaders Ramswarup Rama and Phool Singh Kheri were among the persons who took BJP's membership today.