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Bains wants letterbox as symbol

Simarjit Singh Bains, independent candidate from Ludhiana, has demanded the letterbox as his election symbol. But the Election Commission has not given him any assurance.

chandigarh Updated: Apr 12, 2014 08:31 IST
HT Correspondent

Simarjit Singh Bains, independent candidate from Ludhiana, has demanded the letterbox as his election symbol.

But the Election Commission has not given him any assurance.

Bains claims that he had won the assembly election in 2012 on this symbol as an independent, so the same symbol be allotted to him again.

The election commis - sion said a recognised party retained a particular symbol or the same symbol is allotted when the candidate is again contesting the previously won election – of MP or MLA.

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