Mini Biography :Om Prakash Chautala (born January 1, 1935)is a politician from the state of Haryana. He is the Leader of Opposition in Haryana. He is the leader of the INLD (Indian National Lok Dal), a Haryana based political party in India, with support in Delhi, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan. He has been Chief Minister of Haryana of the state , for record five times.In the 2005 Haryana state assembly elections, INLD lost its majority, subsequently the Congress won and Bhupinder Singh Hooda became the Chief Minister of Haryana. But in Assembly elections of 2009, his party made a great come back by winning 32 out of 90 seats leaving Congress at 40 only and re-establishing itself as a force in Haryana. The Chautala family has considerably clout in Haryana.
In his Career he has represented the constituencies of Ellenabad, Rori, Narwana, Uchana Kalan (defeating INC heavy weight Birender Singh Grandson of Ch. Chotu Ram).
Chautala is the son of Chaudhari Devi Lal, a former deputy prime minister of India who sacrificed the post of PM very easily and happily without any hesitation.
Born on January 1, 1935 at village Chautala in Dabwali tehsil of Sirsa district, Om Prakash Chautala had his education at his native village and later on at Sangria and Dabwali
Om Prakash Chautala was the Chief Minister of Haryana for the following terms:
* December 2, 1989 to May 22, 1990
Om Prakash Chutala was also leader of opposition from 2005-2009.
Chautala was elected to the state assembly six times, 1970, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2000 and 2005 . He remained a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1987 to 1990.
Ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, BJP today snapped its alliance with Indian National Lok Dal led by former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala. The saffron party also decided to go it alone in Haryana in the forthcoming polls. BJP general secretary...