Seniormost journalist from Chhattisgarh, Ruchir Garg today joined in Congress at a time when the state election is just a month away.
It is said that Ruchir Garg met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and then formally joined in the party.
There were speculations that he might even be fielded from Raipur South assembly segment but it has not yet been confirmed.
It is not clear as to how and when the talks for Ruchir Garg joining in the Congress began but it is now being said that this came about at central party level with the state organization not having a clue.
Ruchir Garg has had a long and shining career in journalism across different print and electronic media outlets.
Ruchir Garg has also been member of the Editor’s Guild of India.>