Amethi, Apr 12 UNI | 3 months ago

The BJP's candidate from Lok Sabha Parliamentary constituency may have complimented his cousin and Congress candidate from neighbouring seat of Amethi, but the latter today campaigned in Varun's constituency.


In fact, Rahul Gandhi had a road show on 40 km stretch from Amahat airport in Sultanpur to Gauriganj, the headquarter of Amethi district,out of which about 17 km lied in Sulatnpur constituency.

Rahul accompanied by his mother and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, sister Priyanka Gandhi, her husband Robert Vadra and senior party leader and family loyalist Captain Satish Sharma, held a road show in Sultanpur as well as in his Amethi constituency.

Varun Gandhi, the younger cousin of Rahul, who was elected from Pilibhit Lok Sabha seat in 2009, has shifted to Sultanpur constituency.

Incidentally adjacent to Amethi and near to Rae Bareli constituency, represented by Sonia Gandhi.

He is pitted against Congress nominee Amita Singh, wife of Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh, who had won from the seat in 2009.

It was the first time that any Gandhi family member campaigned in the constituency of another member of Gandhi family, when Rahul's road show covered about 17 km in Sultanpur Parliamentary constituency.

(Posted on 12-04-2014)