Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be visiting Amethi on 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 roadshow before the nomination and later address an election meeting, BJP’s Amethi media in-charge Govind Singh said. Also Read - UP CM Yogi Adityanath Self-Isolates After Staff Members Test Positive of COVID-19
Irani was to file her nomination on April 17, but since it is a holiday, she will now file the papers on April 11. Also Read - #CancelBoardExam2021 Chorus Grows; More Than 5 Lakh Tweets & 2 Lakh Signatures So Far
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 Rae Bareli. Congress nominee Gandhi filed his nomination on Wednesday. Also Read - CBSE Board Exam 2021: Demand to Cancel Board Exams Grows Louder as Politicians, Actors Extend Support to Students. Check Latest Updates
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.