Rae Bareli: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today filed her nomination papers for Rae Bareli parliamentary constituency here in presence of her son and party leader Rahul Gandhi.
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Carrying placards with pictures of Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, party workers shouted slogans praising their leaders and showered them with rose petals and waved Congress flags.
Sonia is seeking re-election from Rae Bareli for the third time. She had won from here in 2004 polls and in 2006 by-elections.
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, CLP leader Pramod Tiwari and Capt. Satish Sharma and Sultanpur were also present during the filing of the nomination papers.