"Lotus a religious symbol": IUML tells Supreme Court BJP should be impleaded in plea against political parties with religious symbols, names

The plea claims that it is crystal clear that the BJP's lotus is a religious symbol related to Hinduism and Buddhism

The lotus symbol of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is associated with Hinduism and Buddhism and the ruling party should, therefore, be made a a respondent in a petition to ban the use of religious symbols and names by political parties, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) told the Supreme Court on Monday [Syed Waseem Rizvi vs Election Commission of India and Ors.].

Want to read the full story?

We’re glad you’re enjoying this story. Subscribe to any of our plans to continue reading the story.

Already have an account? Sign In
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news