In an election rally in Jhabua district where he was campaigning for party candidate Kantilal Bhuria, the former Union Minister said that he has 'attained an age where he should retire.'
The names of Dalit leader Rajesh Lilothia, Sandeep Dikshit and Navjot Singh Sidhu are doing rounds as the PCC chief.
The list of ministers tasked by Nath to supervise campaigning across the constituency includes Bala Bachchan and Omkar Singh Markam, among others.
On the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Singh quoted Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, 'communalism of majority is more dangerous than the communalism of minorities.'
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh also said that efforts should be made to inculcate Mahatma Gandhi's ideology into children.
Meanwhile, the SIT probing the high-profile racket continues to grill the five arrested women about their contacts and the money and property earned.
The veteran Congress politician’s letter to minister son assumed significance, particularly as it came just a few days after his “rapes happening inside temples” remark.
Digvijaya Singh, who has kicked up controversies in the past as well with his statements, also said the Sanatan dharma is being defamed by such acts.
The posters were apparently put up around midnight outside various temples in the city, including the Parshuram temple in Char Imli area, by an unidentified right-wing body.
Efforts are on in the country to capture mutts and temples, convert them into centres of politics, claimed the Congress leader.
The development comes at a time when there are indications in political circles here that Scindia (47) is eyeing the post of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president.
Deepak Babariya also warned partymen against indulging in indiscipline and making out-of-turn statements, saying doing so would attract strict action from the party.
Singh has been drawing saffron fury after claiming that some members of RSS and VHP spy more for Pakistan than Muslims.
'Action should be initiated against anyone breaking party discipline': Digvijaya breaks silence on diatribe by MP minister
The forest minister Umang Singhar, while objecting to the ex-CM writing letters to individual ministers over transfer-posting issues, had written a letter to AICC interim president Sonia Gandhi.
This comes after a complaint was lodged in Chandausi police station of Sambhal district on Tuesday against Singh over his controversial remark.