Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Wayanad
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday filed his nomination from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency.
Rahul, accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi and senior Congress leaders including K.C. Venugopal and Mukul Wasnik, submitted the papers before district collector A.R. Ajayakumar at the district headquarters here.
Heavy security was in place in and around the Collectorate ahead of his visit.
Rahul, Priyanka and other leaders, reached by a special helicopter that landed in a nearby school ground.
Braving the scorching heat, thousands of party workers including women and youth gathered waving party flags and raising slogans.
Rahul would also lead a roadshow after completing the nomination procedures.