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Ajay Chautala granted furlough

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Former MP and father of Jannayak Janta Party chief Dushyant Chautala, Ajay Chautala, has been granted furlough from Tihar jail, authorities said on Saturday.

Director General (Prisons) Sandeep Goel confirmed that the elder Chautala is being released on furlough for a period of two weeks.

The decision came a day after Mr. Dushyant Chautala extented support to BJP to form government in Haryana.

Ajay Chautala was convicted in 2013 by a Delhi court for his involvement in a recruitment scam in which 3000 teachers were illegally recruited. He has been lodged in Tihar jail along with his father and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala.

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