Younger brother of the legendary Hashim Khan, Azam is widely regarded as one the best squash players in the world.
Khan along with his son, Abdullah Azam, will be taken from the Sitapur jail to appear in the Rampur court for hearings in a forgery case.
Khan, Fatima and Abdullah were sent to seven-day judicial custody in a forgery case after they surrendered in a Rampur court on Wednesday.
Khan's legislator wife Tanzeen Fatima and their son and disqualified MLA Abdullah Azam were also taken to Rampur amidst tight security in connection with a hearing in another case.
Samajwadi Party stalwart and Rampur MP Azam Khan who was arrested in a graft and forgery case with his wife and son, Wednesday, was shifted to Sitapur jail from Rampur on Thursday.
The Suar assembly seat in Rampur has been declared as vacant from that date as well, the notification said.
Though Azam Khan carries the image of being a motormouth whose controversial statements have ruffled many a feather, he is still credited with weaving a strong Muslim support base for the SP
The Khan family had been ignoring summons by the courts in various cases lodged against them as a result of which warrants were issued against them.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notice and sought response from the Election Commission and defeated BSP candidate Nawaz Ali Khan.
Khan said that the opposition was not heard and heeded by the government during the debate on the bill.
The Samajwadi Party MP said it is the responsibility of those who are in power to keep the country united.
The Rampur MP held a meeting with SP leaders before announcing the protest on Monday.
The BJP candidate made personal statements against SP leader Azam Khan and BSP chief Mayawati, violating the Model Code of Conduct.