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Shinde camp's plea for recognition as 'real Shiv Sena' put on hold by SC

Supreme Court asked the Election Commission not to take any decision for now on the Eknath Shinde faction's plea that it be considered the real Shiv Sena and granted the party poll symbol

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Shiv Sena | Election Commission of India | Eknath Shinde

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme COurt
Supreme COurt

The Thursday asked the Election Commission not to take any decision for now on the faction's plea that it be considered the real and granted the party poll symbol.

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said it would take a call by Monday on referring the matters related to the recent Maharashtra political crisis to a constitution bench.

"We will decide whether to refer the matter to the 5-judges constitution bench," the bench, also comprising justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli, said.

The apex court was hearing the petitions filed by the and its rebel MLAs during the recent Maharashtra political crisis which raised constitutional issues including those related to splits, mergers of political parties, defections, and disqualifications.

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First Published: Thu, August 04 2022. 12:41 IST
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