TTV Dinakaran the leader of AIADMK moves SC to prevent decision of party symbol dispute case by Election Commission. As per the reports Supreme Court is going to hear the case at 2 pm today. Afer the dismissal of the plea by the Madras High Court on Thursday, the leader of AIDMK TTV Dinakaran now moved Supreme Court to restrain decision of party symbol strife case. According to the sources, Dinakaran to extend the deadline for settling the party symbol dispute case from 31st October to 28th February 2018 next year.
However, the bench comprising of Justice Abdul Quddhose and M Venugopal set the deadline and directed the Election Commission to dispose the matter of two leaves symbol before October 31 this year. In his petition to the court, Dinakaran urged for the extension of the deadline. On October 3, Dinakaran filed a petition which was rejected by the judges and said that the hearing would take place on 6th October as per the schedule.
The two leaves symbol was frozen by the Election Commission in March after the AIADMK faction headed by Edappadi Palaniswamy and O Panneerselvam submitted documents to support their claim for the symbol following the party split after the death of former Chief of the party and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.