Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls

Updated: February 09, 2012 16:16 IST

The Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are in full swing. Top leaders and personalities from the major political parties are campaigning in the state with a aim to woo the voters and tilt the battle in their favour. Here is our pick for the top 10 moments that grabbed the eyeballs.

Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
The Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are in full swing. Top leaders and personalities from the major political parties are campaigning in the state with a aim to woo the voters and tilt the battle in their favour. Here is our pick for the top 10 moments that grabbed the eyeballs.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Priyanka Gandhi has brought charisma to the Congress campaign. And she has not arrived alone. She is accompanied by her husband Robert Vadra and two children.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Priyanka Gandhi's husband and businessman Robert Vadra leads the pack of Congress workers and supporters as he takes out a bike rally in style.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Chief Minister Mayawati has been on the receiving end of some scathing speeches by the Congress leaders. However, the chief minister knows how to show - who's the boss of the state. She's seen here returning the honours to Rahul Gandhi and the Congress in her trademark fiery style.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Rahul Gandhi is greeted by a Congress worker and is gifted a 'Nehru' cap during a rally.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav grabs a quick snack as he delivers a speech during one of his rallies.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Priyanka Gandhi has certainly drawn the crowd in Uttar Pradesh and she's joining hands with the people of Uttar Pradesh; quite literally.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Will the breeze blow in Mayawati's direction this election as well? Strong wind, on a chilly February morning, spoilt the good work put in by the Uttar Pradesh authorities as it blew away the covers from the statues of Mayawati and elephants - her party's symbol.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Rahul Gandhi, who has been on an extensive campaign trail in Uttar Pradesh, is seen here in a pensive mood.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
The BJP is attempting to pull its weight in the Uttar Pradesh elections. However, BJP President went through a major embarrassment during one of the party rallies as he took the stage down, perhaps not the way he intended to.
Top ten moments from the Uttar Pradesh polls
Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav talks on the phone as he cycles with his party workers during one of his rallies.

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