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Fate of bicycle hangs on EC’s Friday hearing

DNMUM381069 | 1/11/2017 | Author : Manan Kumar | WC :221 | India



New Delhi: Time is running out for the father-son duo of Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav, making it imperative for them to settle their differences. The Election Commission (EC) has asked both factions to come for a final hearing on Friday, January 13, following which it will decide the fate of their party symbol--the bicycle.
The EC has to decide the matter before January 17 when the process of nomination for the first phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh begins. The first phase of voting in UP is on February 11.
EC sources said notices for hearing have been sent to both the factions. The Akhilesh Yadav faction has already submitted six carton loads of documents that include affidavits by party MPs, MLAs, MLCs etc. T
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