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Dhinakaran allotted 'pressure cooker' symbol for RK Nagar bypoll

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

Ousted leader TTV Dhinakaran has been allotted 'pressure cooker' symbol to contest upcoming RK Nagar bypoll.

After being allotted the symbol by the Commission (EC) on Thursday, Dhinakaran campaigned in the legislative constituency, whose seat has been lying vacant following the death of former Chief Minister in December 2016.

The EC allocated the 'hat' symbol, demanded by Dhinakaran, who is contesting the poll as an Independent candidate, to another party.

On Monday, the High dismissed the interim plea of Dhinakaran to get 'hat' symbol and left the final decision in the matter with the returning officer.

The bye-of RK Nagar assembly constituency will take place on December 21.

The was earlier scheduled on April 12 but was cancelled following vote-for-scam.

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 06:20 IST