Rahul to file papers in Wayanad today

Rahul to file papers in Wayanad today


Congress president Rahul Gandhi is expected to file his nomination for the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat around 11.30 am on Thursday, according to Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala.

Rahul, who reached Kozhikode on Wednesday night along with sister Priyanka and AICC general secretary in charge of Kerala Mukul Wasnik, had a meeting with UDF leaders later. It was decided thatKPCC president Mullapally Ramachandran and Muslim League Malappuram district president Sadiqali Shihab Thangal would lead Rahul's election committee.

Rahul, contesting from Wayanad, besides his traditional Amethi, arrived in Kozhikode amidst warm welcome by party workers who came in very large numbers. Security had been beefed up in Wayanad where Rahul move to the Collectorate in a rally. He is expected to address UDF leaders at a meeting after that.