While the political consultation and calculations have had their say, dynasty politics has yet not seized to partake in the process.
A number of candidates in UP have been offered election tickets because of their family's political affiliation.
We take a quick look at this political 'family tree'
Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj, denied of party ticket several times earlier will contest the UP assembly elections from Noida.
Bharatiya Janata Party has pitted Swami Prasad Maurya's son, Utkarsh from Unchahar seat.
SP's Aparna Yadav, the daughter-in-law of Mulayam Singh Yadav, will be fighting election from Lucknow's Cantt area.
BSP leader Abbas Ansari, the son of Mukhtar Ansari, will be contesting elections from Ghosi seat.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's son Abdullah Azam will be fighting elections from Rampur's Swar seat.
Aditi Singh, daughter of Congress leader Akhilesh Singh will contest UP elections from Sadar seat in Raebareli. She holds a Master's degree from an American University.
BJP leader Brij Bhushan Singh's son Prateek Bhushan will contest election from Gonda seat. He holds a management degree from Deakin University.
From Farrukhabad seat, BJP has placed Late Brahm Dutt Dwivedi's son Major Sunil. He holds a BSC degree from Allahabad University and has pursued Law from Mumbai.
Former UP Chief Minister and BJP leader Kalyan Singh's son Sandeep Singh will be contesting elections from Atrauli seat. He is a post-graduate from University of Leeds.
BJP MP Hukum Singh, who has been elected 7 times as MP from Kairna, has placed his daughter Mriganka Singh this time.