Congress president Rahul Gandhi will file his nomination for Wayanad parliamentary constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections today. To welcome the Congress president, a large group of party supporters and locals took to the street.
Mr. Gandhi's helicopter will land at the SKMJ high school ground in Kalpetta and he will file his nomination papers after participating in a road show in Kalpetta.
Rahul Gandhi will embark on a massive roadshow at around 9.30 am before filing the nomination papers.
The Special Protection Group (SPG) has taken over the security of the ground and nearly 1 km distance from the roadshow to the Collectorate.
Senior Congress leader and AICC general secretary in charge of Kerala, Mukul Wasnik said Gandhi's sister and AICC in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would accompany him to Wayanad.
Rahul Gandhi arrived in Kozhikode on Wednesday night to a tumultuous welcome by hundreds of party workers.
Priyanka, who came separately, reached Kozhikode shortly before her brother arrived.