i. Always refer to latest notification containing the
names of National /State recognized political
parties with symbols reserved thereto, names of
registered but unrecognized political parties and list
of free symbols approved for this State.
ii. Symbols out of the approved list not to be allotted.
iii. Read out latest amendments in the Election
Symbols (R&A) Order, 1968.
iv. Reserved symbol only to the candidate setup by that
CHOICE OF SYMBOLS
i. A candidate sponsored by National/State
recognized party shall choose and shall be allotted
only the reserved symbol for that party and no other
symbol. Such candidate need not indicate three
symbols in his nomination paper.
ii. The candidate sponsored by unrecognized but
registered party and independent candidate shall
choose three symbols out of the list of free symbols
specified for the State by the Commission.
CHOICE OF SYMBOL CONTINUED
i. Only the choice of symbols made by a candidate
(other than a candidate sponsored by a Recognised
Party) in the nomination paper first delivered, shall
be considered, even when nomination paper is
ii. In the case of candidate set up by a National or
State recognised party, the choice of party's
symbols indicated by a candidate made in
subsequent nomination papers may also be
SUPPLY OF ELECTORAL ROLLS
• RO to supply one copy of electoral roll, free
of cost, to the candidate of every recognized
party within 3 days after the last date of
withdrawal of candidature. List of classified
service voters to be given with the copy of