Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 29: Shashi Tharoor, Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate for the Parliament seat here on Monday filed his nomination papers for the April 23 Lok Sabha elections in Kerala.
Accompanied by a large numbers of workers and party local leaders, Shashi Tharoor arrived at the Collectorate at Kodappanakkunnu and submitted the nomination to Returning Officer and District Collector Ms K Vasuki.
Before submitting the nomination, the UDF candidate visited world famous Lord Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple and offered prayers.
In a tweet, Tharoor said "Offered prayers at the Sree PadmanabhaSwamy temple, before filing my nomination papers today. The deity is considered the guardian of the city, and in His divine presence, I felt energised to fight for all that Thiruvananthapuram holds dear. My sister @ShobhaTharoor joined me."