BJP president Amit Shah filed his nominations for the Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar on Saturday. Senior BJP stalwarts Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and key NDA partner Shiv Sena’s chief Uddhav Thackray besides Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani were present on the occasion.
Ahead of filing of the nominations, BJP president Amit Shah paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi. After which BJP president along with Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Ram Vilas Pasawn, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal & several other leaders attended a ‘Vijay Sankalp Sabha’. Clearly, it was a show of strength for the BJP and the NDA.
Amit Shah said it was his “good fortune” to file his nomination papers from Gandhinagar, which has been represented by L K Advani, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Purshottam Ganesh Mavlankar in the past.
The mega road show to the Election Commission office in Gandhinagar saw Shah showered with rose petals….it almost seemed like his victory had already been declared.