LUCKNOW: From optics to politics, everything was on display for bypolls to one Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies in UP, campaigning for which ended on Saturday evening. With neither the BSP nor the Congress contesting the seats, the fight is between the BJP and the SP-RLD combine.
Polling will be held on December 5 and results will be declared on December 8.
While the bypoll to the Mainpuri parliamentary seat is taking place due to the death of SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, in Rampur Sadar and in Khatauli, assembly by-elections were necessitated after SP MLA Azam Khan and BJP MLA Vikram Singh Saini were disqualified following their conviction in different cases.
There are six candidates in the fray for the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat, while 14 and 10 candidates are contesting the assembly by-elections in Khatauli and Rampur Sadar, EC said.





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