Naming CM nominee during polls not Cong tradition: Digvijay

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 15:20

Waraseoni: Amid speculations that Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia may lead Madhya Pradesh after Assembly elections, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh o Saturday sought to dispel the perception, saying it`s the party convention not to name chief ministerial nominee during polls.

"As per the Congress tradition, elected MLAs choose their chief minister after Assembly elections," Digvijay told reporters here.

Waraseoni: Amid speculations that Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia may lead Madhya Pradesh after Assembly elections, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh o Saturday sought to dispel the perception, saying it`s the party convention not to name chief ministerial nominee during polls.

"As per the Congress tradition, elected MLAs choose their chief minister after Assembly elections," Digvijay told reporters here.

"Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a rise in Central funds inflow of late. And because of enhancement in funds, Chouhan is announcing a new number of schemes. In many cases, he has simply renamed the Central schemes to pass them of as his own," the senior Congress leader alleged.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 15:20

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