Among the 115 candidates announced on Friday, 50 are sitting MLAs. Only one MLA has been dropped.
Among wards of top leaders who were in the running for tickets, only Rajnish Singh, son of former minister, the late Harvansh Singh, will be contesting from his father’s Keolari seat.
Digvijaya Singh’s son, Jayvardhan, who filed his nomination from the Raghogarh seat does not figure in the first list. The Leader of Opposition, Ajay Singh, will contest polls from his traditional Churhat seat.