Uddhav Thackeray lost the Shiv Sena office in Parliament House to the Eknath Shinde camp a day after the Assembly shock

New Delhi: In a fresh blow to Uddhav Thackeray, the Lok Sabha secretariat allotted the Shiv Sena office in Parliament House to the Eknath Shinde-led faction. This comes a day after the Thackeray camp lost its assembly office to its rival group in the party.

Earlier, the Election Commission had recognized Shinde’s faction as the real Shiv Sena.

Responding to a letter written by Shinde faction leader Rahul Shewale, the Lok Sabha secretariat said the room designated for the Shiv Sena office in Parliament House has been allotted to the party.

The poll panel last week recognized the Shinde faction as the original Shiv Sena, allowing it to use the “bow and arrow” symbol in elections – practically giving Uddhav Thackeray the party his father, Bal Thackeray, founded in 1966. Refusing to claim

After this, on February 18, Shewale wrote a letter to the Lok Sabha Secretariat demanding allotment of office for the party.

Till now both the factions were using the Shiv Sena office in Parliament House.

The matter reached the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 22) agreed to hear a petition by the Uddhav Thackeray faction challenging the Election Commission’s (EC) decision to recognize the Eknath Shinde-led faction as the original Shiv Sena. was granted and the allotment of ‘bow and arrows’ was ordered. Mark it.

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the Thackeray faction, mentioned the matter before a bench of Chief Justice (CJI) DY Chandrachud and Justices Krishna Murari and PS Narasimha on Tuesday (February 21).

(with PTI inputs)