Manohar Lal Khattar is the first BJP leader to be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Haryana on 26 October 2014. The Former RSS Pracharak is the 10th CM of Haryana and succeeded Bhupinder Singh Hooda (INC) after BJP won the 2014 Assembly Elections in the state.
After becoming a permanent member of BJP's parental organisation in 1977, he served the RSS for 14 years and later joined the BJP in 1994. Khattar, who is a lifelong bachelor, was elected from the Karnal Constituency.
Khattar, who belongs to Khatri caste, defeated his rival Congress opponent Surender Singh Narwal by a whopping margin of 63,736 votes and won his maiden election in 2014 polls. From an ordinary party worker, Khattar made his ascent in the party ranks and became an organisational secretary of the BJP and was eventually rewarded for his hard work to be made the CM and create history.
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