Kannauj, is a city, administrative headquarters and a municipal board or Nagar Palika Parishad in Kannauj district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city's name is a modern form of the classical name Kanyakubja. It was also known as Mahodaya during the time of Gurjara-Pratihara Emperor Mihira Bhoja, around the 9th century.
The Congress, which had earlier announced its intentions to contest from all 80 LS seats in UP, announced that it will leave vacant 7 seats for SP, BSP and RLD. "These include Mainpuri, Kannauj,.. IndiaTimes - Published