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AIADMK row: EC gives 'hat' symbol to Sasikala faction; Panneerselvam camp gets 'electricity pole'

The EC Allocated ‘Auto Rickshaw ’ Symbol To V K Sasikala And Named The Party As AIADMK Amma While O Panneerselvam Camp Named AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma With Symbol Of Electricity Pole.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 23 Mar 2017, 12:02:31 PM
A file photo of Election commission

New Delhi:

The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday gave different symbols to warring factions of AIADMK. 

The EC allocated 'hat' symbol to V K Sasikala and named the party as AIADMK Amma while O Panneerselvam camp named AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma with symbol of electricity pole.

The Sasikala camp had demanded 'hat' as a symbol instead of ‘Auto Rickshaw’ as the latter was allocated to party earlier. Sasikala's faction had submitted party name "ADMK Amma" along with three options of symbols- Auto, Bat and Cap, to the Election Commission.

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First Published : 23 Mar 2017, 11:35:00 AM