Mr. P.R. Chopra, Adv. for ECI.
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE RAJIV SAHAI ENDLAW
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