Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to Visit Amethi With Smriti Irani on Thursday, a Day After Rahul Gandhi Files Nomination
Rahul Gandhi-Yogi Adityanath (Photo Credits: PTI)

Amethi, April 10: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be visiting Amethi Thursday where he will accompany Union minister and BJP candidate Smriti Irani, who will be filing her nomination papers, a party spokesperson said.

The chief minister will also participate in a road show before the nomination and later address an election meeting, BJP's Amethi media in-charge Govind Singh said. Irani was to file her nomination on April 17, but since it is a holiday, she will now file the papers on April 11. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath Sparks Controversy, Says ‘If Congress, SP Have Faith in Ali, We Have Bajrang Bali’.

The Amethi parliamentary constituency, represented in the Lok Sabha by Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has four Assembly segments -- Tiloi, Gauriganj and Jagdishpur (reserved) in Amethi district and Salon (reserved) in Raebareli.

Congress nominee Gandhi is filing his nomination on Wednesday. The district administration has made all the arrangements for the nominations, District Magistrate RM Mishra said. Amethi goes to polls on May 6 in the fifth phase.