Ajit Pawar faction files caveat in SC, seeks hearing if Sharad Pawar group challenges EC’s ‘real NCP’ order

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The Ajit Pawar faction on 7 February filed caveat application in Supreme Court seeking hearing in case Sharad Pawar faction’s move an appeal against Election Commission order officially recognising Pawar’s faction as the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

A Caveat application is filed by a litigant to ensure that no adverse order is passed against him or her without being heard.

On 6 February, the Election Commission (EC) announced that the Ajit Pawar faction as the real NCP, in a major setback to party founder Sharad Pawar. The poll panel also allotted the NCP symbol ‘clock’ to the group led by Ajit Pawar.

The decision followed the laid-out tests of maintainability of such a petition which included tests of aims and objectives of the party constitution, test of party constitution and tests of majority both organisational and legislative, the EC said.


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Published: 07 Feb 2024, 12:32 PM IST

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