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Rae Bareli safe zone for Gandhi family

PHOTOS:Sonia Gandhi files nomination from Rae Bareli ,safe zone for Gandhi family

Making yet another bid to enter Lok Sabha through the family's pocketborough in Uttar Pradesh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today filed her nomination papers from the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat that has sent her to the Lok Sabha since 2004. Sonia attended the havan at the Congress office, which has been a Gandhi family tradition for years before filling the nomination. Raebareli was the constituency of former Prime Minister and Sonia's mother-in-law Indira Gandhi In 1951-52 Parliamentary elections,Indira Gandhi handled the campaigns of her husband feroze Gandhi who was contesting from Rae Barelli, Uttar Pradesh.1957 also Feroze Gandhi fought the elections and was elected.Feroze Gandhi's constituency was Rae Bareli from where Indira Gandhi fought afterwards.Feroze left behind a legacy worth emulating for the coming generations and the members of the parliament.Sonia Gandhi won the seat in the 2004 Lok Sabha poll, defeating her nearest rival Ashok Kumar Singh of SP.