Rahul Gandhi reaches in Kerala for two-day election campaign


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Congress President and Wayanad candidate Rahul Gandhi reached in Kerala as part of UDF’s Lok Sabha election campaign.

He had arrived at Thiruvananthapuram on Monday night via helicopter.

As per the report, he will attend several poll meetings in southern Kerala and Malabar regions in two days.

On Tuesday, Rahul will visit Mavelikkara constituency and will attend a public meeting at Pathanapuram.

From there he will leave for Pathanamthitta to attend another public meeting. Later, he would leave for Alappuzha to attend a public meeting there.

On Tuesday, he would visit the family members of late Kerala Congress leader K M Mani at his residence in Pala.

According to the report, he will take a helicopter from Pathanamthitta and take a car from St Thomas College ground in Pala. Security measures are all set at the college and Mani's house.

Then, in the evening he will return to Thiruvananthapuram to attend a public meeting at the central stadium.

On Wednesday morning, leaders of the United Democratic Front (UDF) from Kannur, Kozhikode and Kasaragod are scheduled to meet Rahul and the meeting will be held at the Sadhu Auditorium in Kannur.

Following this, he would leave for Wayanad to campaign in his own constituency and would attend a public meeting in Sultan Bathery and Thiruvambady in the morning.

Later, he will also attend public meetings at Wandoor in Malappuram and Thrithala in Palakkad district.

On April 4, Congress President Rahul Gandhi had filed his nomination to contest from the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency.

He had submitted the nomination papers before the district Collector A R Ajayakumar at the district headquarters in Kalpetta in Kerala

On that day, Gandhi was accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi and senior Congress leaders including K C Venugopal and Mukul Wasnik.

Rahul Gandhi is also contesting from Amethi and filed his nomination papers from there on April 10 in the presence of Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Robert Vadra.

Wayanad will vote on April 23 and Amethi on May 6. The counting of votes will be held on May 23.


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