2019 Lok Sabha Election: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will file a nomination for the fifth time from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat on Thursday. Earlier, he worshiped and havana. Meanwhile, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were also present. Sonia has been representing this constituency since 2004. This time, he is from Dinesh Pratap Singh who is in the Congress. Dinesh has been made the BJP candidate.
Sonia will file nomination in the collectorate after the road show in Rae Bareli. In the afternoon, he will also hold a meeting with Congress workers at Bhumuo.
SP-BSP alliance not released candidate
The SP-BSP combine has not fielded candidates in Rae Bareli seat. This constituency will be voting on 5th phase on May 6. Sonia won a by-election in the 2004, 2006 bypolls, 2009 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections. After the year 1957, the Congress has won 19 seats, including the bypoll.(2019 Lok Sabha Election)
Gandhi family candidate lose this seat thrice
The Congress had to face defeat in 1977, 1996 and 1998 from this seat. After the Emergency in 1977, Raj Narayan of the Indian Lok Dal defeated then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. In 1996 and 1998, BJP candidate Ashok Kumar Singh won this seat. Firoz Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Arun Nehru, Sheela Kaul and Satish Sharma have fought elections here.
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