Rakesh Singh is likely to be appointed as the new BJP chief of Madhya Pradesh.
Singh represents Jabalpur in the Lok Sabha and he is lkely to replace Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan as the new president of Madhya Pradesh BJP.
Chauhan had stepped down from his post late on Tuesday.
The names of other BJP leaders like Bhupendra Singh, Narottam Mishra, Rajendra Shukla and General Secretary V.D. Sharma were also doing rounds for this position.
An official announcement regarding the appointment of Rakesh Singh as the new BJP chief is expected later in the day.