Akhilesh to move EC to stake claim for SP symbol

| Updated: Jan 02, 2017 14:29 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 2 (ANI): Amid the ongoing political tussle in the Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who has been nominated party president, is expected to approach the Election Commission today to stake claim for the party's 'cycle' symbol. Sources said the new president has to approach the Election Commission according to the party's convention to stake claim as the real Samajwadi Party. As per the party's constitution, the president of the party allots symbols for an election. (ANI)