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Lok Sabha Polls 2019 In Gods Own Country Rahul Gandhi sister Priyanka launch Congress Mission Wayanad

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday filed his nomination from Kerala's Wayanad constituency in presence of his sister and AICC general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh east Priyanka Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi, who has been representing Uttar Pradesh's Amethi since 2004, is fighting the upcoming general elections from two seats. Gandhi said that he decided to contest from the south Indian state as people of the country's southern states feel 'hostility from (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi' and he wanted to send a message that he and his party was standing with them.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 April 2019, 02:55:22 PM
Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday filed his nomination from Kerala's Wayanad constituency in presence of his sister and AICC general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh east Priyanka Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi, who has been representing Uttar Pradesh's Amethi since 2004, is fighting the upcoming general elections from two seats. Gandhi said that he decided to contest from the south Indian state as people of the country's southern states feel "hostility from (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi" and he wanted to send a message that he and his party was standing with them. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi files his nomination at the DC office in Wayanad on Thursday. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

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After filing the nomination, the Congress chief kicked off his campaigning with a mega road show along with Priyanka Gandhi and the state leaders, including former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

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A massive crowd gathered on both sides of the road as the Congress chief came out of the Wayanad district headquarters in an open jeep. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

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"I have come to Kerala to send a message that India is one, be it North, South, East or West. My aim is to send a message, there is a feeling in South India that the way Centre, Modi ji and RSS are working its like an assault on culture and languages in South," Rahul said. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi nomination Wayanad

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The Congress chief waved at the crowd as they chanted slogans in favour of him. (Photo: Congress)