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Rahul Gandhi recalls 'fond' memories of father Rajiv Gandhi

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on Wednesday recalled the 'fond' memories of his late father Rajiv Gandhi, after visiting in Kerala's Wayanad, where former Prime Minister's ashes were immersed.

After visiting the temple, Gandhi said that "its surroundings are an oasis of peace & serenity".

"Today I visited the in Wayanad, This beautiful temple & its surroundings are an oasis of peace & serenity. Standing besides the Papanasini, where my father's ashes were immersed in 1991, brought back fond memories of him & our time together," Gandhi tweeted after visiting the temple here.

Gandhi offered prayers and performed rituals for his late family members as well as victims of the Pulwama terror attack at the temple.

The Gandhi scion had filed his nomination from seat on April 4.

constituency fell vacant following the death of Pradesh Committee (KPCC) working M I Shanavas last year.

Apart from Wayanad, Gandhi is contesting from the stronghold of in Uttar Pradesh, where he will face BJP's Smriti Irani.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 16:33 IST