With candidature of Dr Raman Singh, also the incumbent Chief Minister, announced, he has said that he will file his nomination on Oct 23.
It is also said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath might also remain present at the time alongside Dr Raman Singh.
The BJP announced 78 of its candidates for the Chhattisgarh poll on Saturday evening and Dr Raman Singh landed
in Raipur soon after.
Most of the other candidates set to face polling in first phase of Chhattisgarh poll will file their nominations
on Oct 22 and 23.
It is said that all of the six BJP candidates from Rajnandgaon will file their nominations on the same day.
It was later on Saturday that Dr Subhau Kashyap was also announced as BJP candidate from Bastar.>