CHANDIGARH, May 24 -- Haryana was among the states where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the Lok Sabha polls, winning all 10 seats. The BJP had won seven seats in 2014. Haryana chief Manohar Lal Khattar spoke to Rajesh Moudgil about the BJP's clean sweep. Edited excerpts:

How would you describe the outcome ?

It showed the people have disregarded politics of family, regional discrimination, nepotism and favouritism.

What significance does it have for you and your party?

It is of immense significance for the party in Haryana as our candidates primarily fought in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his leadership. It [the victory] will be a big morale booster for the party workers and leaders as each one of us played their ...