New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has joined hands with Dushyant Chautala’s Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), which won 10 seats in the 90-member Haryana Assembly.
The BJP has offered the post of Deputy Chief Minister to the JJP.
The announcement was made by the BJP President Amit Shah at a press conference held at his residence after meeting Chautala. Shah said that the chief minister will be from the BJP, while the deputy chief minister will be from the regional party.
“Going by the mandate of the voters of Haryana, leaders of both parties have decided that the BJP and the JJP will form the government together. The chief minister will be from the BJP and the deputy chief minister from the JJP,” said Shah at the press briefing.
He was joined by Chautala, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and BJP leader Anurag Thakur.