Chennithala promises gold if increases majority of Rahul in Wayanad


KALPETTA: The congress is cracking on its strategy for the Lok Sabha polls to woo voters and somehow increase the majority of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi contesting in Wayanad. Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has promised a gold sovereign to an assembly constituency in Wayanad where Rahul gets the highest majority of votes. The congress is expecting a majority of above three lakh votes.

Chennithala promised the gold during electioneering in Ernad constituency. A prize was announced for the office bearers of the constituency getting the highest majority. The gold assured by Chennithala is besides that. P K Basheer and Aryadan Muhammed had announced prize for the committee getting the highest majority. A majority of one and a half lakh votes are expected in Sulthan Batheri, Mananthavady and Kalpetta in Wayanad and Thiruvambady in Kozhikode. Meantime, a two-day election tour of Rahul in the state will start today. Rahul attending the election campaign in Mavelikkara, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram constituencies will visit the family members of K M Mani in Pala. He will be in Wayanad and Palakkad tomorrow.