In the by-election for Damoh Assembly seat, BJP (BJP) candidate Rahul Lodhi will be pitted against Congress candidate Ajay Tandon. It is being said that the Congress will announce the name of its candidate in a day or two.
According to party sources, 2 names were included in the panel prepared for Damoh seat. The first name was Ajay Tandon and the second name was Manu Mishra. But, the party has decided to make Ajay Tandon its candidate. The party can announce the candidate’s name today or tomorrow. According to party sources, Tandon can be declared a candidate after the stamp of AICC. Ajay Tandon was the Congress candidate in the two assembly elections before 2018, but lost to BJP candidate Jayant Malaiya.
The party once again appears to be preparing to bet on Tandon. At the same time, the Congress has prepared a micromanagement plan to retain its hold on Damoh seat. The organization officials of the Congress have been given the responsibility to encamp in Damoh and create an atmosphere in favor of the party. MP Mahila Congress has deployed a team of 10 women Congress workers in every ward. Mahila Congress state president Mandvi Chauhan said that the workers of Mahila Congress have been involved in making women aware of rising inflation and counting the achievements of the 15-month-old Kamal Nath government through your door program. Has started pushing for grabbing from the Congress. BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma has said that preparations have been made up to the booth level for Damoh elections and the party has deployed a team of leaders and workers to the lower level. Those who are trying to create atmosphere in support of BJP candidate Rahul Lodhi.
However, the BJP had long ago announced the change of party from Congress to Rahul Lodhi as its candidate and now the wait is on the name of the candidate to be announced by the Congress. According to sources, if the name of Ajay Tandon is stamped, then the contest can be interesting.