Even as the list of candidates for Congress and BJP is still awaited for the Chhattisgarh poll, the possible contenders have begun nomination forms nonetheless.
From Congress itself, the senior leader Kawasi Lakhma bought nomination form today.
He might be fielded from Konta legislative constituency on Congess ticket.
This comes as the notification for first phase of polling in Chhattisgarh has already been issued.
The first phase will be held across the Left Wing Extremism affected areas including Bastar.
Kawasi Lakhma meanwhile told the media persons that he will file his nomination on Oct 22,should the Congress decide to field him.
It is widely believed that both prominent political parties-Congress and BJP-will declare their candidates by 19 or 20 of this month.
Kawasi Lakhma, being four time MLA from Konta legislative segment, is one of the most probable of the candidates who could be fielded from Congress.>