Voting is being in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on 13 Uttar Pradesh seats. These seats are seeing a direct contest between the ruling BJP and the BSP-SP alliance. In 2014, the BJP had won 12 of the 13 seats. The Kannauj constituency was won by Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav, who is seeking re-election. Former union minister Salman Khurshid is contesting from Farrukhabd and Sriprakash Jaiswal is fighting on a Congress ticket from Kanpur.