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    SP's Gorakhpur candidate Kajal Nishad referred to Lucknow hospital after health condition deteriorated

    The Hawk
    April8/ 2024
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    Samajwadi Party's Gorakhpur Candidate Kajal Nishad Urgently Hospitalized; Uttar Pradesh Prepares for Multi-Phase Elections.

    Kajal Nishad referred to Medanta hospital in Lucknow

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party's candidate from Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha, Kajal Nishad, was urgently referred to Medanta Hospital in Lucknow.

    This occurred after her health deteriorated on Sunday.

    Her husband, Sanjay Nishad confirmed that she was taken to the hospital and has been kept under medical observation.

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    Speaking to ANI, her husband, Sanjay Nishad said, "She is being examined by the doctors. Her medical reports will come after some time."

    The actor-turned-politician Kajal Nishad is in the fray against actor and sitting BJP MP Ravi Kishan Shukla from the high-profile Gorakhpur seat.

    Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum number of MPs, 80, to Parliament, will vote in all seven phases.

    Voting for phases one and two will be held on April 19 and April 26. Next, the state will once again poll in phases three and four on May 7 and May 13.

    The Uttar Pradesh electorate will also vote in phases five, six, and seven on May 20, May 23, and June 1, respectively. The counting of votes will be held on June 4.

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's home turf Gorakhpur will vote in the final phase on June 1.