Though the state had conveyed that it was not keen on having a byelection, sources say the EC is keen on fulfilling its constitutional obligation of conducting the poll.
Arora said when the EC had decided on holding the bypolls along with Bihar elections then it had no inclination towards some states sending representations to raise issues related to the bypolls.
A meeting held in the Balasore residence of former Government chief whip Anant Das last week is reported to have aggravated the situation.
Plan is to test Pilot’s renewed loyalty to Congress while taking the fight right into the BJP camp in a region which has sizeable Gujjar voters
The announcement comes ahead of upcoming bypolls to 28 Assembly seats in the state and when the Opposition parties have united against the BJP over the passage of two farm bills in Parliament.
Congress has asked Pilot to campaign in 28 Assembly seats in the state, most of which are in the Gwalior-Chambal region, considered to be the bastion of Scindia.
Videos of Rajput’s supporters soliciting votes in the name of Ram Temple at Ayodhya have gone viral over the social media.
The representatives of these two villagers met Finance Minister T Harish Ro on Sunday, during his tour of the constituency, and handed over the copies of the resolution.
Most of these seats are in the Gwalior-Chambal region, considered to be the bastion of Pilot's former party colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is now a BJP Rajya Sabha member.
The ensuing bypoll to Balasore Assembly seat has become more interesting with Congress dithering over the choice of candidate.
An image of the cow, with the slogan 'Sanver ka Vikas, Premchand Guddu', has gone viral on social media and state BJP spokesperson Umesh Sharma demanded that a case be lodged.
Welcoming her into the party, Kama Nath said, 'I am really happy that Sahu has taken a right decision of joining the Congress considering the current scenario in the state. It is her homecoming.'
According to EC, the first publicity of criminal records should be within first four days of the last date of withdrawal of candidature.
DKS, Siddaramaiah hold meet of Tumakuru leaders before taking decision
Congress moves EC, alleges BJP 'misusing' government machinery to influence voters ahead of MP bypolls
The Opposition party alleged "blatant violation" of all pre-election norms by the BJP, pointing out that the ruling party has announced 'Garib Kalyan Saptah' from September 17-23.