Congress President Rahul Gandhi files his nomination from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, ahead of the general elections, in Wayanad. (PTI) 

Rahul Gandhi Files Nomination From Wayanad

Congress President Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala.

Gandhi, accompanied by his sister Priyanka and senior Congress leaders, including KC Venugopal and Mukul Wasnik, submitted the papers before District Collector AR Ajayakumar at the district headquarters.

Heavy security was in place in and around the collectorate ahead of the high profile visit of the Congress chief.

Earlier, Gandhi, Priyanka and other leaders reached by a special helicopter that landed at a nearby school ground.

Braving the scorching heat, thousands of party workers, including women and youth, gathered, waving party flags and raising slogans.

Gandhi would also lead a roadshow after completing the nomination procedures.

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