Amethi Road Show Today: Rahul’s Nomination
Rahul Gandhi will be accompanied, for the filing of the nomination, by his mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, and Sister Priyanka Gandhi, PTI cited Congress district unit spokesperson Anil Singh remarked.
Amethi goes to polls in the fifth phase on 6 May.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi will file his nomination papers for the Amethi Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday, 10 April, and hold a road show in the constituency. The Congress chief is scheduled to undertake a 3-km road show from Munshiganj-Darpipur to Gauriganj before filing the nomination.
Representing the constituency for the past 15 years, Rahul Gandhi will this time again face BJP's Smriti Irani, who may file her nomination papers on Thursday.
This time, the Congress president is contesting from two Lok Sabha constituencies - Amethi and Wayanad. In the 2014 general elections, Irani was defeated by Rahul Gandhi by over one lakh votes Sonia Gandhi is expected to file her nomination from the Raebareli constituency on Thursday, and might also address a nukkad Sabha.