Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to contest from UP’s Raebareli, announces Congress

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 03, 2024 IST

Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to contest from UP’s Raebareli, announces Congress

Lucknow, May 3: After days of speculation, the Congress has confirmed that Rahul Gandhi will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from the Raebareli Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

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The seat was previously held by his mother Sonia GandhiKishori Lal Sharma, a loyalist of the Gandhi family, will contest from the Amethi Lok Sabha seat. Rahul Gandhi is expected to arrive at Fursatganj airport by special flight at 10:30 a.m. on Friday to file his nomination papers at 12:15 p.m., after which he will travel to Pune. 

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Rahul Gandhi's decision to shift to Raebareli seat has averted a keen contest in Amethi where Union Minister and BJP MP Smriti Irani is seeking a second term. In Raebareli, he will be facing Dinesh Pratap Singh, a veteran Congressman, who is the BJP candidate.

Also Read: Odisha Elections 2024: Rahul Gandhi’s Rayagada visit cancelled


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