Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate of Alapur, Chandrashekhar Kanaujia, on Sunday died following a cardiac arrest during election campaigning in Ambedkar Nagar.
The 38-year-old SP candidate was campaigning in Sabitpur region of the constituency when he suffered a heart attack.
Kanaujia was campaigning ahead of the Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh. Ambedkar Nagar district will go to polls in the fifth phase on February 27.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.
The SP had given ticket to Kanaujia against its sitting MLA Bhim Prasad Sonkar.