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Digvijaya Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia file papers

Congress stalwarts Digvijaya Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday filed nominations for the Bhopal and Guna Lok Sabha seats, respectively. Mr. Singh, who is facing BJP’s Pragya Singh Thakur, filed his papers in the afternoon, said Congress leader Jawahar Punjabi. “Diggi Raja” (as Singh is fondly called) would defeat Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, and recapture the seat for the Congress after a gap of 30 years, Mr. Punjabi said. Mr. Scindia filed his nomination papers with the Shivpuri district election officer, Congress spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi said.

Source: thehindu.com

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