Birla had won the Assembly election on a Congress ticket from Badwah seat in Khargone district in 2018.
Congress to contest all 40 Bihar Lok Sabha seats after RJD's breach of coalition dharma: Bhakt Charan Das
Bhakt Charan Das asserting that the grand old party will contest all 40 Lok Sabha seats in 2024, as its ally, the RJD, 'did not follow the coalition dharma'.
In Jobat (ST) Assembly seat of Alirajpur district, nine candidates are in the fray, while 11 candidates are trying their luck from Prithvipur Assembly seat in Niwari district, the official said.
The seat had fallen vacant following the death of Mohan Delkar, a seven-term MP, in February this year. The bypoll is scheduled on October 30 and the last date of filing nomination papers was Oct 8.
The bypoll to Khandwa Lok Sabha seat has been necessitated due to the demise of sitting BJP MP Nand Kumar Chauhan.
Earlier, Congress leaders hinted that Yadav was most likely to be fielded from the Khandwa Lok Sabha seat, which fell vacant following the death of sitting BJP MP Nandkumar Singh Chauhan.
Three Parliamentary Constituencies of UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh will undergo byelections on the date.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday expressed concern over elected representatives not participating in debates and bills being passed amidst din.
Ready to resign from membership of Lok Sabha, would like to see Mamata as PM candidate: Babul Supriyo
"I will like to see a popular face as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and Mamata Banerjee is one of them,’’ he said.
The Gandhi family loyalist claimed the Congress is in "direct contest" with the BJP in around 240-250 seats and that formed the basis for his assertion.