EC revises proforma for allocation of common symbols to registered unrecognised political parties
Election Commission has revised the proforma of application to allot common symbols to registered unrecognised political parties, which have submitted contribution reports and audited annual accounts for the last three financial years.
As per the Election Commission, the Registered Unrecognised Political Parties will also have to submit election expenditure statements of the party for the last two elections if it has contested any.
The Commission said it has revised the proforma of application under the provisions of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968. It added that the party seeking common symbol allotment from the 11th of January onwards has to furnish a declaration, duly signed and notarised.
The application has to be submitted by the present and authorised office bearer of the party. It has to be submitted with a declaration with contributions reports and audited annual accounts for the last three financial years to the office of the Chief Electoral Officer of the State where the party has its headquarters.