CHANDIGARH: Former Haryana chief minister on Monday accused that the BJP government of mismanaging the state finances. “In 2013-14, when the Congress was in power the state debt was just over Rs 60,000 crore, which has now crossed Rs 1.61 lakh crore,” Hooda said speaking to media here.
“This government has proved to be a non-performing one. It has failed on all fronts and its image among public is just the opposite of what it pretends to be. Farmers, employees, youth, elderly, traders, every section is fed up with them. Law and order has completely broken down,” Hooda added.

Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government has been talking about getting Rs 6 lakh crore investment into the state, but how much of this has materialized, he asked.

“All major development projects happened during our time. They must spell out what they have done in these four years. They have only spent crores of rupees on event management and publicity blitzkrieg,” he alleged.

The former CM, who is facing multiple cases of corruption, claimed the Congress was getting overwhelming response to the ‘Jankranti Yatra‘ he had started earlier this year. The sixth phase of the yatra will begin on September 9 from Pehowa in .

On the decision of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to contest the next year‘s Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Haryana, the Congress leader said this would not have much impact.

Meanwhile, Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar on Monday blamed “poor health facilities in the state” for the death of a premature baby during his cycle rally in last week. While addressing the mediapersons here, Tanwar said he had offered condolences to the family.

“However, the matter of fact is that the delivery was carried out in an unregistered hospital. was of eight hours in rushing the baby to a hospital,” he said.

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