Lucknow, April 16: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday filed his nomination papers from Lucknow for the Lok Sabha Elections.
Singh was accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Dinesh Sharma and Keshav Maurya, state BJP President Mahendra Pandey and former union Minister Kalraj Misra.
Nominations close in two days for Lucknow, where polling will be held on May 6.
Rajnath Singh had clinched the 2009 Lok Sabha battle from Ghaziabad but shifted to Lucknow for the 2014 elections.
Ahead of filing documents, the Union Minister held a mega road show to the office of the District Collector.
“support and blessings of the people to continue working for them and realise Shri Atalji’s dream of making Lucknow a world class city”, he tweeted in the morning.
Rajnath Singh also offered prayers at Hanuman temple and then visited the BJP office from where the road show started.