Jaipur | Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to return to Rajya Sabha, this time from the state of Rajasthan.
He will file his nomination papers on August 13.
Congress party has decided to nominate Dr Singh for the Rajya Sabha byelection in Rajasthan. The seat was left vacant by BJP Rajasthan state President Madan Lal Saini after his death, on June 24.
The former Prime Minister was a Rajya Sabha member from Assam for five consecutive terms between 1991 and 2019.
The last date for filing nominations is August 14.
The election will be held on August 26 and the results declared the same day.
According to multiple reports, Mr Singh is likely to win the elections due to their majority in the state, and support from a couple of BSP and Independent MLAs.