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Congress president Rahul Gandhi will file his nomination papers for the Amethi Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday. He will also hold a roadshow in the constituency. UPA
chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to accompany her
Polling in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar constituency will go ahead on schedule on Thursday as a Maoist attack that killed a sitting Indian Janata Party MLA in
Dantewada on Tuesday evening. The Election Commission asked local officials in the state to take precautions in the next few days.