India, April 14 -- Dominated by the Yadav community, Rewari is the heartbeat of southern Haryana, which sets the political tone for the entire Gurgaon Lok Sabha seat, which will go to polls on May 12. It comprises two constituencies - Rewari city and Bawal.

Rao Inderjit Singh, a native of Rewari, has dominated south Haryana politics due to the unflinching support of the Yadav community, also known as Ahirs. However, in the upcoming polls, a strong Yadav leader is likely to be fielded by the Congress as well, which might split the votes and upset political calculations.

An HT team visited a number of villages around Rewari and the old city to ascertain the mood of the people and find the issues that would decide how people in this assemb...