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Sharad Yadav says it is a 'struggle' after EC rejects his claims over party symbol

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 September 2017, 8:41 IST
Sharad Yadav (ANI)

A day after the Election Commission of India (ECI) disposed off senior Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav's application staking claim over party symbol, the rebel party leader said it is a struggle and fight which he would win.

Talking to ANI, the rebel JD(U) leader said that he would speak on this issue in a press conference on 13 September.

"It is kind of struggle and fight. We are ready to face this. I did not speak today because I am just listening everyone right now. I will hold a press conference at 12 noon on 13 September. I will put forward my future plan in the press conference," he said.

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday disposed off Sharad Yadav's application staking claim over party symbol, saying it was not supported with relevant documents.

Last month Sharad Yadav had submitted a memorandum to the commission, staking claim over the party.

The JD(U), headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, also approached the ECI to file a counter plea against a petition submitted by Sharad Yadav.

The JD(U) also submitted that Sharad Yadav had voluntarily left the party and had involved in anti-party activities. The delegation, who filed the counter plea, consisted of R.C.P. Singh, Sanjay Jha, Lallan Singh and K.C. Tyagi. 

-ANI

First published: 13 September 2017, 8:41 IST
 
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