India, Aug. 13 -- Jaipur, Aug 13(UNI) Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday filed his nomination as a Congress candidate for the bypoll to Raya Sabha from Rajashthan.

Dr Singh filed his papers in the Returning Officer's chamber in the Rajasthan Assembly.

He was accompanied by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, AICC general secretary state Avinash Pandey, state Health Minister Raghu Sharma, Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara to the Assembly.

The former PM's candidature was also supported by Samajwadi Party and Independents MLAs.

BSP MLAs-- Rajendra Singh Gudha and Lakhna Singh-- also met the veteran leader.

Earlier in the day, the senior Congress leader landed to a warm reception by Mr Geh...