Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah, who is contesting the national election from Gujarat’s capital Gandhinagar, is set to file his nomination today. He was accompanied by other top leaders of the party as well as several members of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at a public meeting.
Amit Shah, who is a Rajya Sabha member, will be contesting his first Lok Sabha election.
The presence of top NDA leaders at the event is being seen by observers as a show of support for Shah and an acknowledgement of him being the second most powerful leader in the alliance after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Before filing his nomination, he held a massive road show and a public meeting in Ahmedabad. The four-km road show started from Sardar Patel Statue in Naranpura area of Ahmedabad and end at Patidar Chowk in Ghatlodia.