Gwalior: The selection of district Congress chief in Gwalior has landed in limbo as the tug of war between two factions of the party for placing its candidate has escalated.

The supporters of Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh have left no stone unturned to win the seat of district Congress chief in Gwalior, on the other the people of Scindia have also girded up their lions to grab the post .

Playing cast card, Digvijay Singh group has fielded a Dalit candidate Amar Singh Mahaur for the post of district Congress chief. In a bid to give good fight, Scindia supporters have also started seeking Dalit candidate.

In a measure to boost its position, Digvijay Singh faction has already opted for a woman candidate in case Dalit card does not work. Rashmi Parihar has been named as a woman candidate for the post of district Congress chief.

Notably, the position of district Congress chief in Gwalior has been lying for long.

(JPN/Bureau)