Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday filed his nomination papers from Amethi. Among those present at the District Collector's office included his mother Sonia Gandhi, sister Priyanka Gandhi and Robert Vadra.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will file his papers from Amethi LS seat on April 10 while UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will do the same from the Rae Bareli on April 11, sources said.
Sonia Gandhi, the UPA chairperson will contest from Rae Bareli while Congress president Rahul Gandhi will fight from his home turf Amethi.
Last week the Congress party had postponed its working committee meeting and Sankalp rally scheduled for February 28 in the backdrop of escalating tension between India and Pakistan on the border.
Forty-nine-year-old Vadra, who has been repeatedly questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the recent past in connection with money laundering and land grab cases, accused the government of targeting him to divert the attention from the real issues confronting the country.
Robert Vadra, son-in-law of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday in connection with a money laundering case linked to the purchase of his London-based property.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra was grilled by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for over eight hours on Saturday in connection with a money laundering case. This is the third time Vadra was questioned this week.