In Uttar Pradesh, the hot seats are Lucknow, where BJP President Rajnath Singh is challenged by the Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi, SP minister Abhishek Mishra, and AAP leader Jaaved Jaferi. In Kanpur, Union Coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal is facing competition from BJP veteran MM Joshi. In Jhansi, Pradeep Jain Aditya is challenged by BJP's Uma Bharti and BSP's debutent Anuradha Sharma.
A total of 13.83 crore people will vote in the 7th phase of Lok Sabha polls. BSP Supremo Mayawati, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal and Narendra Modi's mother cast their votes in the morning. The result of the general elections will be announced on 16 May.
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