Two Swords & Shield symbol
Two Swords & Shield symbol

Maha CM Eknath Shinde's party gets 'Two Swords & Shield' symbol

The EC has made the interim arrangement to enable the party put up a candidate for the upcoming by-polls to Andheri East assembly elections and till the dispute into the matter is resolved.

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission (EC) has allotted the poll symbol 'Two Swords & Shield' symbol to the Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena party headed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, officials said.

The EC has made the interim arrangement to enable the party put up a candidate for the upcoming by-polls to Andheri East assembly elections and till the dispute into the matter is resolved.

The EC rejected Shinde's other option -- a Sun with rays -- as it resembled the symbols allotted to some other parties.

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