Milan Gupta vs State Election Commission & Anr on 18 March, 2016

Mr. P.R. Chopra, Adv. for ECI.

1. This petition was filed seeking (i) mandamus to the then sole

respondent State Election Commission (SEC), National Capital Territory

(NCT) of Delhi to allot a free symbol with immediate effect to the petitioner

for contesting the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections in 2012;

(ii) declaration that election symbol opted for by more than one independent

candidate shall be allotted to the candidate who has already contested the

previous election on that election symbol from that same ward; and, (iii)

direction to the respondent SEC to, make such amendments in the Delhi

Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 2007 as may be

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necessary for registration of political parties that intend to contest ward

elections to MCD.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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