Wayanad Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday filed a nomination from Wayanad of Kerala. After this he also did a road show. It also included Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Wayanad will go to polls on April 23. NDA has nominated Tushar Velapalli from here. Rahul is contesting Lok Sabha elections for the first time with Amethi and the second seat. The Congress has declared the names of 349 candidates till date.
Wayanad’s boundary connects three states
Congress leader AK Antony told that Rahul has chosen Wayanad apart from Amethi, there are several reasons for this. One is that this seat is very important in cultural and geographical terms. Second, it combines the boundaries of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. In such a way, Rahul’s election will be represented in a way the whole of South India.(Rahul Gandhi filed nomination from Wayanad)
‘Amethi leaves and Rahul runs away’
BJP President Amit Shah had a strain on the Congress president Rahul on how to contest from the Wayanad seat of Kerala. Shah had said, “I read on Whatsapp that Rahul has left for Amethi and has fled to Kerala. Why did he have to go to Kerala? We all know that Rahul was determined to fight with Amethi, but now he is going there by the politics of polarization Want to win. ”
BJP again withdraws Smriti Irani in Amethi
Rahul has been winning three consecutive elections since 2004 in Amethi Lok Sabha seat of Uttar Pradesh. BJP has fielded Union Minister Smriti Irani against Rahul in Amethi this time too. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul defeated them with 1.07 lakh votes. However, this difference of Rahul’s victory was much lower than in 2009. Then Rahul won by 3.70 lakh votes.
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