Uddhav Thackeray camp moves SC to stay EC proceedings on reaShiv Sena

Mumbai Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena camp has moved the Supreme Court seeking stay of Election Commission of India (ECI) proceedings on Eknath Shinde-camp’s plea for recognition as ‘real’ Shiv Sena.

The plea filed by general secretary of Shiv Sena Subhash Desai submitted that the respondents purportedly have initiated proceedings under para 15 of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 (Symbols Order) interalia seeking to be recognised as the “real Shiv Sena” by the ECI, and are claiming the right to use the election symbol allotted to Shiv Sena — “bow and arrow”.


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