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

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

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 part.

We have worked hard to bring complete transparency and fairness in the functioning of the state ...