Sonia Gandhi files nomination from Rae Bareli


UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday (April 11) filed her nomination papers from the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

She was accompanied by her son and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and her son-in-law Robert Vadra.

Before filing her nomination papers at the Collectorate here, the UPA chairperson held a roadshow and offered puja at the Congress central office here.

Congress general secretary in-charge for Uttar Pradesh (East) Priyanka Gandhi, her children Raihan and Miray, and several party leaders attended the puja at the Congress office.

Congress workers carrying party flags and banners, gathered at the Collectorate to greet the UPA chairperson.

Sonia Gandhi (72) is seeking re-election from the seat for the fifth time in a row. (PTI)