Congress candidate from Rajnandgaon, Karuna Shukla, will also file in her nomination today.
It need be mentioned that she has been pitted against three times Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh of BJP.
It need be mentioned that Rajnandgaon Congress had been demanding that a strong contender be fielded against Raman Singh.
That Karuna Shukla is also the niece of BJP stalwart Atal Behari Vajpayee will also work in favour of Congress, as per the Congress sources.
It need be mentioned that Karuna Shukla has been a parliamentarian earlier.
Dr Raman Singh, on his part, reacted in a quite relaxed manner to the Congress decision.
He said that Congress could not find a local candidate to field in this constituency which is why they opted for Karuna Shukla.
He said that he will contest and win the political battle with the cooperation and assistance of party workers.
It need be mentioned even Dr Raman Singh along with UP Chief Minister and many other senior BJP leaders have reached Rajnandgaon to register their presence in the nomination filing of the three times Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh.>