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Digvijaya Singh Joins Race For Congress President, Says Will File Nomination Tomorrow

The filing of nominations for the top Congress post will take place till September 30 and the election will take place on October 17.

Digvijaya Singh
Digvijaya Singh (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday joined the race for the post of Congress President. “Today I have come here to collect the nomination form and will possibly file it tomorrow,” Singh said outside his residence here today.

The former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh met with Rahul Gandhi in Kerala at the party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra and had arrived in the national capital late last evening.

However, he collected nomination form for the post of party president “Wait till October 4, the date of withdrawal,” he says when asked if the poll will be a trio-cornered contest or a two-cornered contest.

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Till now, only Shashi Tharoor has declared his candidature for the post. The filing of nominations for the top Congress post will take place till September 30 and the election will take place on October 17.