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HC reserves order on Sasikala-Dinakaran plea seeking AIADMK name, two leaves symbol

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday reserved its order on V.K. Sasikala and T.T.V Dinakaran pleas challenging decision awarding the 'two leaves' symbol and AIADMK name to a faction led by Chief Minister and

A bench of Justices and asked Sasikala, Dinakaran, poll panel and and the Palaniswami faction, to file written submission within three days so that it can deliver order within four weeks.

The on Thursday asked to dispose of the appeal filed by the AMMK laeder against the decision to allot the 'two leaves' symbol to the AIADMK led by Palaniswami in four weeks.

The top court has said that if the appeal against the November 23, 2017, order could not be disposed of by the High Court in four weeks, the should pass an order allotting a common symbol to Dinakaran's AMMK.

While disposing of the application by Dinakaran, the top court virtually upheld the High Court's interim order and asked the EC to decide the allotment of a common symbol as per the High Court's order.

The AIADMK had split into two, both claiming the 'two leaves' symbol.

The recognised Palaniswami's group as the real AIADMK and gave it the 'two leaves' symbol.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 20:44 IST
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