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OPS camp files plea with EC for AIADMK poll symbol

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In the ongoing tug of war for party symbol, the O Panneerselvam camp today submitted a to Commission requesting allotment of the twin-leaf to the faction for the upcoming RK Nagar bypoll.

The move comes just a day after a delegation of V K Sasikala camp led by party leader and deputy speaker M Thambidurai submitted a memorandum to the EC requesting "not to entertain" the dissenting cadres, who have staked claim to the symbol.

According to a source in OPS camp, the EC has sought supporting documents before March 20.

Former Chief Minister Panneerselvam had Chief Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Wednesday over the issue.

The OPS camp had yesterday announced its candidate E Madhusudhanan, a veteran leader and loyalist, for the upcoming bypoll in R K Nagar, which was represented by

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 14:13 IST