Haryana: INLD to challenge upcoming zila parishad polls on party symbol

Ellenabad MP Abhay Singh Chautala said the four working members of Ajay’s family had threatened people to vote for their candidate in Dabwali’s civic body polls.

The INLD on Sunday decided to challenge zila parishad’s upcoming polls on the party’s symbol. At the INLD state executive meeting, Ellenabad party MP Abhay Singh Chautala said, “We will announce the names of the candidates within the next 15 days.”

Abhay said the four active members of Ajay’s family threatened people to vote for their candidate in the Dabwali civic body polls, but the INLD candidate won a comfortable victory. “I learned that they had distributed 3 crore in Dabwali poll and Ajay asked for money from the people as they failed to win money votes,” he added.

Armed forces aspirants cause a stir in Rohtak

On Sunday, members of the khaps and aspirants to the armed forces sparked an indefinite agitation against the Agnipath project in Sampla of Rohtak. “We will continue our peaceful protest and intensify it in the coming days. The khap leaders will interact with parents and aspirants to the armed forces and seek their support against the scheme,” the youths said.

Nine stray cattle found dead in Karnal

At least nine stray cattle, including five cows, have been found dead in mysterious circumstances at different locations in the Nilokheri of Karnal, police said on Sunday. Locals suspected the animals had been poisoned and called for a police investigation. Police said the cause of death has not yet been determined and the bodies have been sent for autopsy. The police filed a complaint under the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act and CIP Section 429.

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