Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is set to contest from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat in Kerala in addition to his traditional stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, filed his nomination today (April 4). Gandhi's sister and AICC in-charge of eastern UP, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accompanied him to Wayanad. Meanwhile, BJP leader Smriti Irani is on a two-day visit to Amethi. Irani is the Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate for Amethi this time again.
Priyanka Gandhi shares emotional tweet for brother Rahul Gandhi
The All India Congress Committee general secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, shared an emotion tweet for his brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Taking to Twitter, she wrote, "My brother, my truest friend, and by far the most courageous man I know. Take care of him Wayanad, he won't let you down."
Won't say a single word against CPM: Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad
Congress president Rahul Gandhi said he has nothing against the Left and that his fight is only against the Prime Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party. He also stated that he will fight from the north as well as the south to counter attempts by the BJP and its ideological mentor RSS.
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Priyanka Gandhi to hold roadshow in Ghaziabad tomorrow
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a roadshow in Ghaziabad on Friday, April 5, in support of Congress candidate Dolly Sharma.
Rahul Gandhi's mega roadshow in Wayanad
Congress president Rahul Gandhi holds a mega roadshow after filing the nomination papers from Wayanad. His sister Priyanka Gandhi and Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala also accompanied him.
Rahul Gandhi files nomination in Wayanad
Congress president Rahul Gandhi files his nomination for his second seat from Wayanad constituency in Kerala.
Watch | Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reach Wayanad
A chopper arrives carrying Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his sister and AICC in-charge of eastern UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
Smriti Irani visits Amethi for 2 days
Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani will begin a two-day visit to Amethi on Thursday. Amethi is the Lok Sabha constituency of Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Attacking Rahul gandhi, the BJP leader said, "He [Rahul Gandhi] enjoyed a position of power for 15 years because of the support from Amethi but now he is going to file nomination from elsewhere. This is an insult to Amethi and people will not tolerate this."
Union Minister Smriti Irani on Congress President Rahul Gandhi: He enjoyed a position of power for 15 years because of the support from Amethi, but now he is going to file nomination from elsewhere.This is an insult of Amethi and people here will not tolerate this. pic.twitter.com/qbadbPCrW1— ANI (@ANI) April 4, 2019
Rahul Gandhi to file nomination from Wayanad
With an eye on south India, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will be contesting from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat in Kerala in addition to his traditional stronghold of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The Congress chief will file his nomination around 11.30 am today (April 4). The move, calculated to re-energise the grand old party in the south that sends 130 seats to the lower House, has undoubtedly cheered the Congress workers in Kerala. READ FULL REPORT HERE