BJP’s leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today filed his nomination papers from the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat.
Modi filed his nomination papers at Vadodara Collector office.
Some senior party leaders and supporters were also present.
Speaking to media persons after filing his nomination papers, Modi described Vadodara as his workplace and was grateful to the people of Vadodara. He said that the people of Vadodara will celebrate this festival of democracy and vote for the BJP in huge numbers.
He praised the erstwhile Gaekwad state of Vadodara for its good governance and remarkable work for girl education.
This is the first time that Narendra Modi filing nomination papers for Loksabha elections.
Earlier Modi had held a roadshow ‘Vijay Vikas Yatra’ from Kirti Stambh to the Vadodara collector office in an open jeep.
The BJP leader is also contesting the Loksabha Elections from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
Today is the last day of filing of nomination papers in Gujarat.
Polling for all 26 seats of Loksabha will be held on 30th April.