Rahul Gandhi, the President of Congress Party, has decided to contest in Wayanad, Kerala. Wayanad is 73 km away from Kozhikode. He came to Wayanad in a helicopter and filed his nomination with the district collector in Kalpetta.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, his sister accompanied him. A huge crew of Congress supporters welcomed Rahul.
He campaigned in Wayanad with his sister and received a warm welcome from the Kerala Congress supporters and the public. When he arrived at the airport, the former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy received him. Apart from Wayanad, Rahul will be contesting in Amethi, where Smriti Irani contests against him. Rahul said that as South India has been facing hostility from
Narendra Modi, he decided to contest in one of the regions in the South and say the message to the people that he is standing with them.