Bhopal, Oct 11 (UNI) The Congress had nominated former MLA Bhausaheb Nagpure as its candidate for the Assembly by-election in Lanji constituency in Balaghat district to held on October 30.
Mr Nagpure would file his nomination tomorrow in the presence of AICC General Secretary V Narayanasamy, Union Minister Kamal Nath and PCC chief Subhash Yadav, according to MPCC General Secretary Manak Agrawal.
The seat fell vacant on the death of Mr Dilip Bhatere (BJP). The ruling party has nominated Mr Bhatere' widow Rajeshwari as its candidate.
She would also file papers tomorrow in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state BJP chief Narendra Singh Tomar.
The last date for submitting nomination papers is October 12.
Scrutiny would take place the following day and October 15 is the last date for withdrawal of candidature. Counting is scheduled for November 3.