A P Singh, the MP assembly's principal secretary, is the returning officer for the Rajya Sabha polls.
On the date of scrutiny of the nomination papers on Monday, Digvijaya Singh petitioned the returning officer stating Scindia has not furnished details of cases pending against him, Congress leader and advocate JP Dhanopia said.
Neither Scindiajis affidavit and nor his nomination papers have the mention of cases pending against him, Dhanopia added.
Likewise, Baraiya has demanded that Solankis nominations be scrapped as his resignation from the college where he taught was accepted a day after he filed his nomination papers on March 13, he added.
Solanki, who was an assistant professor of history at Shaheed Bheema Nayak Government Postgraduate College, Barwani, resigned from his government job on March 12, Dhanopia said.
We have told the returning officer that Solanki cannot contest the elections as he filed his nomination papers on March 13 when his resignation was not accepted yet. His resignation was accepted on March 14, he said.
So Baraiya has demanded that Solanki's nomination be rejected as it violated rules, Dhanopia said.
Three Rajya Sabha seats from Madhya Pradesh, currently held by Digvijaya Singh, and BJP leaders Prabhat Jha and Satyanarayan Jatiya, are falling vacant next month. The Congress has re-nominated Digvijaya Singh.
March 18 is the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers.
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