The clarification by the polling officer comes after various rumours on social media regarding EVMs leading to tensions in some parts of the region.

The former Indian captain, a resident of Bengaluru, will not be able to vote in the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls on April 18.

"The love between Nitish Kumar and PM Modi is very strong. It is stronger than that love of Laila-Majnu. When the love story of Nitish Kumar and PM Modi will be written, do not ask me who is Laila and who is Majnu between the two. You decide," Owaisi said while addressing an election rally here.

Drumming up support for Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party candidate Tokheho Yepthomi, he said Nagaland was a small state and dependent on the Centre. "It will only be in the fitness of things if the state government and the central government are in an alliance," he said.

Feroze Khan said that Jaya Prada will enthral people of Rampur with her 'ghungroos' and 'thumkas'.

Earlier this month, she had taken river route to visit parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi.

Priyanka is scheduled to kick-off a three-day election campaign to Ayodhya on March 29. It was earlier scheduled on March 27, however on Tuesday, sources informed that the visit has been delayed by two days.

The 37-year-old may contest from the prestigious New Delhi constituency currently held by the party's Meenakshi Lekhi, say sources.