Published On: Fri, Sep 29th, 2017

Dinakaran faction files documents with EC

The AIADMK faction, owing allegiance to T.T.V.Dinakaran, on Friday submitted documents to bolster its case for the “Two Leaves” symbol and the name of the party in the dispute with the other two factions, which have since merged.

Over 1,000 documents were filed with the Commission as the deadline for the purpose ended on Friday, sources in the faction said.

The Commission had on Thursday rejected the Dinakaran faction’s plea for 15 days’ time to file the documents citing the urgency to sort out the case before the deadline of Oct 31 set by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court.

Meanwhile, some leaders of the Karnataka unit of the party owing allegiance to Dinkaran also submitted documents before the Commission claiming that they were duped by the rival faction leaders Edappadi Palaniswamy and O.Panneerselvam into signing some documents retracing an ealier statement, according to Pugazhendi, Karnataka party unit chief.