Haryana Assembly dissolved

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Chandigarh, Aug 21 (ANI): Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia dissolved the state assembly on the recommendation of the State Cabinet on Friday evening.

Earlier in the day Haryana Cabinet recommended the Governor to dissolve the State Assembly.

The decision was taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Speaking to the media after the meeting, Hooda said the state cabinet has decided to call for early polls.

"The cabinet meeting has decided to recommend the Governor to dissolve the state assembly. It is now for him to decide when to dissolve," Hodda said.

Hooda added that going for early polls is in the interest of the state.

The 90 member Haryana Assembly was to end its term in March 2010.

According to sources the Congress high command has made its mind to go to polls in Haryana after winning nine out of ten Lok Sabha seats in the general elections.

Now Haryana is likely to go polls with Maharashtra and Raunchily Pradesh, scheduled to be held in October or November. (ANI)

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