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'Hat' symbol case: OPS files caveat in Delhi HC

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday filed a caveat in High in connection with the symbol 'hat'.

In the filed by Panneerselvam, he has appealed the not to pass order in any of the plea filed by sidelined All Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader, TTV Dinakaran without hearing both the parties.

Yesterday, the High dismissed the interim plea of TTV Dinakaran to get 'hat' symbol allotted for R K Nagar bypolls.

The High Court has left the decision in the hands of Returning Officer of the Commission (EC) to allot the symbol to Dinakaran as an independent candidate for the bypolls.

By-in Tamil Nadu's R K Nagar is scheduled on December 21.

The seat of R K Nagar has been lying vacant following the death of former Chief Minister in December 2016, who represented it for two terms.

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

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First Published: Tue, December 05 2017. 13:45 IST