The impact of rebels was first seen in 1993 in a hung assembly when the BJP, led by former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, won 95 seats, falling five short of majority.
In 2013, the ruling Congress fielded 105 candidates who had contested the 2008 election as well. Only 14 won of them the election.
"Manvendra Singh is joining the Congress in New Delhi tomorrow," Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot told .
Labour minister Jaswant Singh Yadav bats for ticket for his son Mohit; Revenue minister Amara Ram has already pitched for his son Arun.
The state goes to the polls on December 7. “If the recommendation of PEC members matches the names proposed by the secretary in charge, the party will finalise those tickets.
Shah has also summoned party leaders from other states to take charge of organisational activities in the state.
Most prominent among the contenders is Yogi Balaknath, who is said to be close to both Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.
In 2013, BSP won three seats, was runner-up in 5 and bagged the third position in 20 seats. BSP voters comprise Dalits and Backwards, who traditionally vote for Congress.
Stench, sewage water on streets and overflowing drains greet you at Chachhlao — the village Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje adopted in her constituency Jhalrapatan.
Congress had drawn a blank in the 2014 general elections from Rajasthan. Later, Karan Singh Yadav won from Alwar and Raghu Sharma from Ajmer.
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