Kerala PCC chief Sudhakaran hints Rahul Gandhi will relinquish Wayanad Lok Sabha seat

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi said that he was in a dilemma as to which constituency he should relinquish.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 12, 2024 | 4:43 PM Updated Jun 12, 2024 | 4:43 PM

File photo of KPCC chief K Sudhakaran. (ksudhakaraninc/Facebook)

KPCC chief K Sudhakaran on Wednesday, 12 June hinted that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi might relinquish the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat.

Rahul Gandhi won both the Raebareli and Wayanad seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls.

At a public event organised in Wayanad for Rahul Gandhi to thank his supporters, Sudhakaran hinted that the Wayanad MP would give up his seat in Kerala, saying, “We should not be saddened as Rahul Gandhi who is supposed to lead the nation cannot be expected to remain in Wayanad.”

“Therefore, we should not be sad. Everyone should understand that and give all their wishes and support to him,” he added.

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Rahul Gandhi expresses dilemma

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi said that he was in a dilemma as to which constituency he should relinquish.

Rahul Gandhi said that whatever decision he will take, both constituencies will be happy with it.

He thanked the people of Wayanad for electing him for a second term in Lok Sabha and said, “I look forward to seeing you soon.”

“I have a dilemma before me, whether I should be the MP of Wayanad or of Raebareli. What I will commit to you is that both Wayand and Raebareli will be happy with my decision,” the Congress leader said while speaking at a public meeting in Malappuram.

It is his first appearance in the state after winning the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat by a huge margin for the second consecutive time.

(With PTI inputs)