Raipur Munaadi: Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC) state president Amit Jogi, his wife Richa Jogi on Friday filed their nomination for the Marwahi (ST) Assembly by-election in Chhattisgarh while Congress candidate Dr Krishan Kumar Dhruw filed his final nomination, the Election Commission said.
Before filing nomination paper, Jogi family comprising Amit Jogi, his wife Richa Jogi and his mother and Kota MLA Dr Renu Jogi graveyard of his late father Ajit Jogi at Pendra and took his blessings.
He said that I am Ajit’s son Amit, not going to become Arjun’s son Abhimanyu. No matter if opponents try to trap me. I am not going to be stuck, I will break all traps (Chakravyuh) and win Marwahi (ST) seat.
Besides, Congress candidate Dr KK Dhruw along with chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and Congress state chief Mohan Markam filed his final nomination papers for Marwahi assembly by-poll.
At the same time, JCC leader Prashant Gupta on Friday joined the Congress.
As of Thursday, 16 people had taken nomination papers to contest the election. Seven of them have filed the papers.
Marwahi will see a by-election on November 3. The votes will be counted on November 10.