With the scorching heat of the country doing nothing but rinsing, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other senior leaders on Monday urged the voters to raise the number of voters too and not to bogged down by soaring temperatures. Polling is underway in 13 constituencies of UP on Monday.

In a tweet, Adityanath said:

For a prosperous and powerful India, for a strong and decisive government, to fulfil a dream, go out of the homes today and vote for sure.

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First polling, then refreshments.

The heat is high, take care of yourself, but do vote every single vote of yours help the formation of the government."

BSP president Mayawati too took to Twitter to address the voters:

 "Polling is taking place for the fourth phase of election for the 17th Lok Sabha. It is an appeal to voters to first discharge their duty of casting votes. This effort of theirs is important for their welfare and interest," the former UP chief minister said.

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav tweeted:

 "Today's election will prove to be decisive for days to come."

"For the safety of democracy, get united to vote by discharging your duties and rights as a citizen in the fourth phase of the process of mahaparivartan,"

In a related tweet, he said, "Today is a celebration of democracy and every single vote is taking the country ahead towards progress."