Political News, Nation, (Wayanad), April 4:-Congress president Rahul Gandhi landed in Wayanad with his sister and and AICC in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to file his nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Gandhi, who is contesting from the southern district in addition to his turf of Amethi, has filed his nomination. As Gandhi raises the political heat in Kerala, his rival Smriti Irani prepares to campaign in his home borough, Amethi. Irani is also scheduled to go to Salon assembly in Rae Bareli for the BJP’s Kisan Morcha Sammelan.
Smriti Irani on Thursday accused Gandhi of “insulting and betraying” Amethi. She said, “A person who has been in Amethi for 15 years has decided to give up his supporters. Come elections he has chosen to file nominations from another constituency because Congress workers in Amethi know that Rahul does not enjoy popular support.”
In Wayanad where Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s arrival is being celebrated by hundreds of party workers. Rahul, who is joined by other leaders of Congress’ Kerala unit and Priyanka Gandhi.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)