Maharashtra, Haryana Election Results Live Updates: Sonia Gandhi speaks to Hooda, BJP High Command summons Khattar

Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi has spoken to former Haryana CM and influential Congress leader Bhupinder Hooda and has given him a free hand on government formation in Haryana, which looks set for a hung assembly.

6 ministers of Maharashtra govt trailing: 6 ministers of the Maharashtra government are trailing. BJP and Shiv Sena ministers Pankaja Munde, Ram Shinde, Atul Save, Vijay Shivtare, Bala Bhegde and Madan Yerawar are trailing at the moment.

BJP High Command summons Khattar: BJP high command has summoned Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to reach Delhi for post-poll result discussions. Khattar will reach Delhi in the afternoon as Haryana heads towards a hung assembly.

Cong trying to reach out to JJP: After BJP now Congress is also trying to reach out to Dushyant Chautala and JJP to form the government in Haryana in view of a hung assembly. According to sources, Congress wants to stop BJP at any cost and is working on the formula to form the next government in Haryana. Congress has opened back channel talks with JJP. Congress could offer the Deputy CM post to Chautala. Meanwhile, BJP has asked Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Singh Badal to reach out to JJP.