Congress president Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat on Thursday. Rahul’s sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accompanied him while the documentation at the district collectorate.
As per the reports, Rahul is expected to file the nomination around 11.30 am on Thursday. Rahul Gandhi took a helicopter to fly to Kalpetta in Wayanad where he will file his nomination at the district collectorate. Congress will also show of the strength as the party president would hold a road show ahead of the nomination.
The Congress chief and his sister were greeted by a huge crowd and it is scheduled to hold a road show before Rahul files his papers.
Mr. Gandhi will also meet office bearers of the Congress and parties in the UDF later. Tight security is in place in Wayanad district in view of the Gandhi siblings visit.
While leaving the guest house in Kozhikode, the Congress chief was greeted by a huge crowd. He stopped his car and stepped out to greet the party workers, who were standing there for hours.