"I think it is time that politicians of my age retire from politics and now the youth must come forward and take over," Singh said at a function to mark the conclusion of his son Jayawardan's second yatra.
However, he will contest the next Lok Sabha elections if the party gives him the ticket, he said, adding that there was no way in which he would contest the Assembly elections.
Singh said that his son, Jayawardan would contest next year's Assembly elections only if he gets the ticket for them.
He said the manner in which corruption had spread all over Madhya Pradesh during the last eight years of BJP rule could never had been dreamt of.
Guna: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has said the time has come for politicians of his age to retire from the field.
First Published: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 19:39