Election Commission recognises Eknath Shinde faction as Shiv Sena; allows them to retain Shiv Sena name and bow and arrow symbol

The order was passed on a plea by Shinde faction seeking decision on which is the real Shiv Sena - the Shinde camp or the Thackeray camp.
Shiv sena symbol and Eknath Shinde
Shiv sena symbol and Eknath ShindeFacebook

In a major victory for Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday recognised Shinde faction as the real Shiv Sena and granted permission to them to use the name 'Shiv Sena' and the bow and arrow symbol for their party.

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