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AIADMK 'two-leaves' symbol case: EC hearing today, Dhinakaran moves to SC

The Election Commission's hearing would conclude on October 31

IANS  |  New Delhi 

T T V Dinakaran
T T V Dinakaran

The Supreme will on Friday hear a plea by rebel leader TTV seeking more time to file documents before the poll panel which is hearing rival claims to the party symbol.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud agreed to hear the plea at 2 pm.

Dinakaran's counsel V Singh said they sought to extend the deadline for settling the dispute over the party's two-leaves electoral symbol as they needed more time to go through about 20,000-pages documents filed by the rival faction and prepare their response.

He said the time was required to cross-examine some of the people who were earlier with but later went back on their statement.

The hearing in the symbol case before the was also commencing on Friday and would conclude on October 31.

First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 12:26 IST