Priyanka accompanies Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad to file nomination
Wayanad: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has landed here alongside sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to record his assignment from the Wayanad Lok Sabha situate.
According to reports, Rahul is relied upon to document his assignment at around 11.30 am on Thursday.
Gandhi took a helicopter to travel to Kalpetta in Wayanad where he would record his assignment at the region collectorate. Congress would likewise show of solidarity as the gathering president would hold a roadshow in front of the designation.
The Congress boss and his sister were welcomed by a colossal group here and he is planned to hold a roadshow before documenting his papers.
Rahul will likewise meet office bearers of the Congress and gatherings in the UDF later. Tight security is set up in Wayanad locale in perspective on the Gandhi kin visit.
While going out in Kozhikode, the Congress boss was welcomed by an immense group. He halted his vehicle and ventured out to welcome gathering specialists, who were remaining there for quite a long time.
Three-year-old Zoya, who was among the general population holding on to get a look at the Gandhi kin, was welcomed by Rahul. “We were holding up since 8 am. The previous evening likewise we held up so long, yet couldn’t meet him. We are happy to the point that we could meet him,” Zoya’s mom told columnists. Rahul likewise shook hands with some gathering specialists before he proceeded onward.
He will later travel to Nagpur in Maharashtra to address a rally.
The state party unit had mentioned Gandhi to challenge from the Wayanad Lok Sabha voting public which fell empty after the passing of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) working president M I Shanavas a year ago.
Shanavas was chosen to Lok Sabha for back to back two terms – 2009 and 2014 – from the Wayanad situate which appeared in 2009.
Aside from Wayanad, Gandhi will likewise be challenging from the Congress fortification of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh where he will confront Union Minister Smriti Irani.
Congress is challenging on 16 out of the 20 Lok Sabha situates in Kerala leaving four seats for its partners – two for Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and one each for Kerala Congress (Mani) and Socialist Party (RSP).
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