ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA
CORAM :
Hon’ble
Sh. G.V.G. Krishnamurty
Election
Commissioner

Hon’ble
Dr. M.S. Gill
Chief Election
Commissioner

Hon’ble
Sh. J.M. Lyngdoh
Election
Commissioner

In re: Dispute Case No. 1 of 1999 - Application filed by Shri H.D. Deve
Gowda under paragraph 15 of the Election Symbols (Reservation and
Allotment) Order, 1968, seeking a declaration allotting the symbol
“Chakra (Wheel)” to the group of Janata Dal led by Shri Deve Gowda.
Dated: 7th August, 1999
PRESENT :
For Deve Gowda Group:
1.
Sh. R.K. Anand, Senior Advocate
2.
Sh. Lavkesh Sawhney, Advocate
3.
Sh. Bhagwan, Advocate
4.
Sh. Madhu Dandavate
5.
Sh. S.R. Bommai
6.
Sh. K. Yadav Reddy
7.
Sh. Bapu Kaldate
8.
Ms. Shivani Lal
For Sharad Yadav Group:
1.
Sh. G.L. Sanghi, Senior Advocate
2.
Sh. Dhruv Kumar Dohani, Advocate
3.
Sh. Sharad Yadav
4.
Sh. Ram Bilas Paswan
5.
Ms. Kamala Sinha
6.
Sh. Ramesh Chandra
7.
Sh. K. Balasubramaniam

Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 - para 15 split in a party - pending determination of dispute, interim arrangement
made to give adhoc recognition to both rival groups in view of imminent
general elections - both groups to share facilities of free time on TV/AIR,
etc., on 50:50 basis.

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