Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday filed his nomination for Hazaribagh Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. Also Read - Sourav Ganguly to Join Politics in Future? BCCI President Answers

Sinha was accompanied by Chief Minister Raghubar Das and Union Minister Suresh Prabhu. Before filing the nomination paper, he also held a roadshow. But as his vehicle developed technical snag mid-way, he walked up to the office of District Election Officer on foot to file his papers. Also Read - Uttarakhand CM Cancels Programmes, Rushes to Delhi Amid Rumours of Leadership Change

After the nomination, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader gave the information through Twitter: “Filed my nomination from Hazaribagh in the presence of Chief Minister Shri @dasraghubar, Shri @sureshpprabhu, leaders of BJP and other allies, party workers, my friends in the press and thousands of others.” Also Read - Suvendu Adhikari to File Nomination Papers From Nandigram Assembly Seat on March 12, Will Face Mamata Banerjee

On the other hand, Chief Minister Das tweeted: “Welcome to all who come in nomination of Jayant Sinha. Under leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Hazaribagh has moved forward on path of development. Let’s give momentum to development of Jharkahnd. Phir Eka bar Modi.”

Jayant Sinha was elected to the Lok Sabha first time in 2014. Previously, Hazaribagh was represented by his father Yashwant Sinha.