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Uttar Pradesh turns battleground on Sunday as Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal & Mulayam Singh gear up to woo voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 10:21am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

Uttar Pradesh will witness three political rallies later on Sunday as heavyweights Narendra Modi, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Arvind Kejriwal gear up to address the public rallies in Lucknow, Allahabad and Kanpur, respectively, with an eye on the 80 Lok Sabha seats from the state.

Narendra Modi will address 'Vijay Shankhnaad Rally' at Ramabai Ambedkar Ground in Lucknow. A grand stage has been erected at the venue with a giant photo of former prime minister and five-time MP from Lucknow Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the backdrop. 

BJP leader Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh unit president Laxmikant Bajpai claimed that the rally would see more than 5 lakh people.

According to reports, 29 special trains, 4,500 buses, 25,000 cars-jeeps and 50,000 motorcycles have been arranged to bring BJP supporters to the venue.

While Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav will address the 'Desh Banao Desh Bachao Rally' at Parade Ground in Allahabad, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal will speak at Ram Lila Ground in Kanpur. 

Kejriwal's rally is a part of his three-day road show in the state which began on Saturday.

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