He will visit the BJP office to hold discussions with state party leaders. Singh will be campaigning in the city for three days during which he will also inaugurate his election office in Hazratganj. The BJP chief will also be holding meetings with locals, doctors, lawyers and some Shia clerics.

The BJP members have planned a grand welcome for the party president. His son and party general secretary Pankaj Singh has been campaigning in the city for the past one week along with his mother Savitri Singh.

While the incumbent MP Lalji Tandon had initially refused to vacate the seat, he has now fallen in line and has been at the forefront of Singh's campaign.

Lucknow has been represented in the Lok Sabha thrice by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

(Agencies)

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