Congress President Rahul Gandhi will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from his traditional Amethi seat and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi from her Rae Bareli as per the Congress's first list of candidates released on Thursday.
The list of 15 candidates includes four candidates from Gujarat and 11 from Uttar Pradesh.
Congress releases first list of 15 candidates for Lok Sabha elections. 11 from Uttar Pradesh and 4 from Gujarat. Sonia Gandhi to contest from Rae Bareli and Rahul Gandhi to contest from Amethi. pic.twitter.com/PZI4TlJfC6— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2019
Apart from Sonia and Rahul, other bigwigs who feature in the first list include Salman Kharsheed from Farrukhabad, RPN SIngh fom Kushi Nagar and Jitin Prasad from Dhaurahra.