Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday helped three journalists to reach to the ambulance after a barricade broke during his roadshow in Wayanad. According to reports, the barricade collapsed on three journalists when they were trying to record Gandhi's roadshow in Kerala. All three injured journalists were immediately shifted to the local hospital.
Earlier,Â Gandhi, accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and senior Congress leaders including KC Venugopal and Mukul Wasnik, submitted the nomination papers before the District Collector A R Ajayakumar at the district headquarters in Kalpetta.
Speaking to the media before boarding a helicopter to Kozhikode after filing his nomination papers, Gandhi said, "I have come to Kerala to send a message that India is one.Â
Wayanad: Three journalists, including ANI reporter, sustained minor injuries after a barricade in Rahul Gandhi's roadshow broke. The injured were helped to the ambulance by Rahul Gandhi. #Kerala pic.twitter.com/JviwAgWX5hâ€” ANI (@ANI) April 4, 2019
"I feel there is an assault on all institutions by (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi. I decided I will contest from south India and also from north India," he said.
Asserting that her brother Rahul Gandhi is the â€˜most courageousâ€™ man she knows, Priyanka urged the people of Wayanad to "take care" of him.
"My brother, my truest friend, and by far the most courageous man I know. Take care of him Wayanad, he won't let you down," Priyanka Gandhi tweeted.