Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the two states on Wednesday . A total 8.25 crore people in Maharashtra will vote at 90,403 polling stations, while 1.61 crore will vote at 16,244 polling stations in Haryana.

"MNS leader Raj Thackeray emerges as the most popular leader online from Maharashtra leaving behind rival Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray," search engine giant Google said in a statement.

NCP leader Ajit Pawar, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis, Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan and RR Patil were next in this list.

"Leader of the Indian National Lokdal (INLD) Om Prakash Chautala, emerged as the most searched leaders in Haryana," it said.

Gopal Kanda, an independent MLA from Sirsa who is moving into the assembly elections with his own political outfit, Haryana Lokhit Party (HLP), emerged as the second most searched political leader, leaving behind Congress leader and Haryana Chief Minister Bhupendra Singh Hooda.

Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi, who is aspiring to become chief minister, stood at fourth position among the leading faces online in the battle for Haryana state assembly, it added.

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