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Sharad Yadav faction of JD(U) to file fresh plea before EC to claim 'Arrow' symbol

Sharad Yadav joined hands with Congress and other parties following his campaign against Nitish Kumar after he broke the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance and allied with BJP.
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Reported by: PTI Patna October 01, 2017 20:01 IST

The rebel Sharad Yadav faction of the JD(U) today said it will submit a fresh application to claim the party's poll symbol after the Election Commission asked it provide evidence to back the demand.

The EC had written on September 27 that "it would be open to you to file fresh application along with the documentary evidence in support of the claim that may be made in such application", Yadav said in a statement quoting the poll panels letter.

"We will be submitting the fresh application very soon?" he said.

The Yadav faction had earlier told the commission that it would hold a national executive meeting of the party on September 17 followed by a meeting of the national council on October 8 and sought four weeks to submit the required documents to back the claim.

Yadav joined hands with the opposition Congress and other parties following his campaign against JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar after he broke the JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance in Bihar in July and allied with the BJP. 

 

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