NDTV's exclusive coverage for the elections in five states.
As the biggest players Rahul Gandhi and Mayawati fight for the control of Uttar Pradesh, NDTV looks to find out if in fact the issues like reservation, development and corruption are the issues that the people of Uttar Pradesh will vote for.
The NDTV Election Yatra 2012 will travel across Uttar Pradesh to track the crucial elections.
Uttar Pradesh, which has been the centre of attention amongst the five states undergoing elections, is considered to be the most fiercely fought-for state.
Elephants have been a topic for much debate after the Election Commission's decision to cover statues. Mayawati instead, cited the decision as a free publicity for her party, Bahujan Samaj Party.
A supporter for Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav, who has found support in the legacy of his father and former Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.
A banner to promote the four-time sitting MLA. He gets all the Hindu votes. Can Ayodhya ever shake off this image?
A disabled man joins a public rally in Uttar Pradesh.
There has been much debate, controversy and drama before the elections; all adding to the intensity amongst the candidates.
Situated 42 km from Lucknow in Barabanki district, Deva Sharif, the tomb of Syed Waris Ali Shah in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, is quite famous and attracts people from all religions.
The crew of the Election Yatra which will travel over 4,000 km in six weeks.