Bhupinder Hooda said Saini is merely a ‘dummy CM’ in Haryana

Targeting the ruling BJP government in Haryana state on the stage during ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ at Beri in Jhajjar district, Congress leader Bhupinder Singh former Chief Minister in the state Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday termed Nayab Singh Saini a  merely a “dummy CM”, saying there is nothing in his hands and he replaced Manohar Lal Khattar in a swift change claiming that  the state had falled behind on various developmental parameters, per capita income during the last nearly 10 years rule in the state. Hooda said, “Nayab Singh toh naam ka mukhya mantri hai, ye toh dummy mukhya mantri hai. Iske bus ka kuchh nahi hai (Nayab Saini is a dummy chief minister. There is nothing in his hand).” Reminding past, Hooda said, “Earlier too, such an experiment took place when Ch. Om Prakash (Chautala) had made Master Hukam Singh chief minister in 1990-91), Similarly, Saini) has been made the CM”, he said while addressing the rally.

Former CM appealed to the electorate of Beri to ensure that this time his son Deepender Hooda wins by a margin of more than one lakh votes from the Rohtak seat. Deepender Hooda, a Congress Rajya Sabha member, had failed to retain the Rohtak seat in the 2019 general elections and lost to BJP’s Arvind Sharma, and made an appeal for Deepender victory by a margin of more than one lakh votes since both Beri and Kiloi assembly segments are part of the Rohtak parliamentary constituency in which polling for the Lok Sabha seats will be held in sixth phase of the seven phase general elections on May 25. Hooda said that in 2014, Haryana, which was number one in per capita income, per capita investment, in giving jobs to unemployed, in-spite of the fact two lakh government jobs are lying vacant in the state, on the law and order front, the situation is bad, in sports but has fallen behind during the last 10 years, Hooda said making an attacking the BJP, ” today. Haryana is number one in unemployment, in inflation and in crime,” the former chief minister said. that  the BJP assured of doubling farmers’ income by 2022, that did not happen, but input costs of agriculture have doubled due to diesel and fertilizer prices as well as the labor cost has been drastically rising. Bhupinder Singh Hooda said, the situation of crime today has become bad to worst, the ransom demand calls to traders and businessmen have become common, smuggling of drugs in the state fast increasing, an atmosphere of fear prevails and it appears that the government does not exist in the state.

Bhupinder Hooda reiterated that if the Congress forms government in Haryana, old age pension will be given at the rate of Rs 6,000 a month as against Rs 3,000 at present, price of cooking gas cylinder will not be more than Rs 500, two lakh government job vacancies will be filled immediately after coming to power and legal guarantee to minimum support price for crops will be farmers