Amidst the raging debate of why Rahul Gandhi contesting from Kerala in the forthcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress president has filed his nomination from Wayanad. This is his second seat after Amethi in Uttar Pradesh where this time too like in 2014 BJP has pitted Smriti Irani against him.
Gandhi, accompanied by his sister the Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, AICC General Secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh East and senior Congress leaders including K C Venugopal and Mukul Wasnik, submitted the papers before the district Collector A R Ajayakumar at the district headquarters in Wayanad.
After completing his nomination formalities Gandhi led a mega road show . After arriving ion the morning in a helicopter from Kozhikode, where he was staying at a guest house after arriving in Kerala on Wednesday.
While leaving the guest house in Kozhikode, the Congress chief was greeted by a huge crowd.
Later Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in her tweet appealed to people of Wayanad to support her brother
My brother, my truest friend, and by far the most courageous man I know. Take care of him Wayanad, he wont let you down. pic.twitter.com/80CxHlP24T
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) April 4, 2019