Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Kerala on Monday as part of his campaign for the upcoming state assembly elections.
“Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Kerala tomorrow to start his two-day visit to the state,” the Congress tweeted on Sunday.
The former Congress president will attend public meetings in several districts.
Meanwhile, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi targeted Gandhi for allegedly ignoring issues in her Wanad parliamentary seat.
“Rahul Gandhi came to Kerala for entertainment … he jumped into the sea and jumped, but he did not realize that the people of Wayanad were suffering. One tribal man was killed and another was killed because of the theft of a knife. This is the situation of the backward community.” The situation is really miserable, “Lekhi said.
Earlier, on February 24, Gandhi drowned with fishermen in Kollam, Kerala. He later joined them for fish and gained their daily life experience.
The Congress is contesting 91 seats in the Assembly polls. Among the allies of the United Democratic Front (UDF), the Indian Union Muslim League (IUM) will field candidates for 2 seats, while the Kerala Congress, led by PJ Joseph, will field top 10 candidates in the Christian-dominated Kottayam-Idukki belt. Seats.
The Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) will field candidates in five seats under the UDF banner, and the Mani C Kappan-led group that split from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) won two seats ahead of the Assembly elections.
Elections to the 140-member Kerala Assembly will be held in April. The votes will be counted on May 22.