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Sons bat for their parents in Lok Sabha elections in high profile Lucknow constituency


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The sons of electoral contestants in this high profile Lok Sabha constituency are batting for their fathers and mother, campaigning from door to door, and seeking people's support for them.
Pankaj Singh, son of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is contesting from Lucknow, is campaigning for his father.
"I am a party worker and I am campaigning as our Home Minister is fighting from here. The public have already made up their mind. We are going to win by a bigger margin this time," said Singh, an MLA.
"We have a long association with the people of Lucknow," he said.
Kush Sinha, the son Poonam Sinha who is contesting on the SP ticket, said that it is his duty to campaign for his mother.
"It is my duty to help my mother. The people and party workers are very cooperative and the common man wants a change here. They say that they don't want an MP that comes once in 5 years after winning the election," said Kush Sinha.
Sarthak, the son of Congress candidate Acharya Pramod Krishnam, is campaigning for his father. He said that the response is very positive and people will definitely change the government.
Poonam Sinha, wife of Shatrughan Sinha, is SP-BSP-RLD candidate from Lucknow.
SP, BSP, and RLD are contesting Lok Sabha polls in alliance in Uttar Pradesh in which the SP is contesting 37 seats, BSP 38 and RLD three.
Thirteen seats are going to polls in the fourth phase of elections on Monday in the state. The counting of votes will start on May 23.

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First Published: Apr 28 2019 | 11:23 PM IST

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