HYDERABAD: Three events with the BRS abbreviation have registered with Election Fee of India (ECI), and the ballot panel’s approval of the identify change of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti to the Bharat Rashtra Samiti (BRS) is predicted to take no less than a month.
The three events are Bahujan Rashtra Samiti (BRS) from Secunderabad; Bahujan Republic Socialist celebration (BRS) from Mumbai and; Bharatiya Rashtra Samanatavada Occasion (BRS) from Jaipur. Whereas they’re registered with the EC, they’re but to safe recognition as a state or nationwide celebration.
In view of this, and that course of to approve a change of identify takes a month, the TRS will contest the Munugode bypoll on its previous identify, sources mentioned.
The method of submitting nominations for the Munugode bypoll commences on October 7 and concludes on October 14. Sources mentioned it could not be potential to safe EC approval for the identify change inside every week.
TRS senior chief B. Vinod Kumar on Thursday met Dharmendra Sharma, senior deputy election commissioner, in Delhi and handed over a replica of the decision handed by the TRS within the state common physique assembly held at Telangana Bhavan on Wednesday renaming itself as BRS.
Vinod additionally handed over a letter written by TRS president and Chief Minister Okay. Chandrashekar Rao looking for the EC’s approval for change of identify.
Official sources mentioned EC officers knowledgeable Vinod that three events with the BRS initials have been registered with EC and the ballot panel wanted time to look at and approve the applying submitted by the TRS.
Talking to media personnel exterior the ECI workplace in Delhi, Vinod mentioned, “We’ve submitted TRS decision copy and CM’s letter written to EC looking for change of identify from TRS to BRS. EC officers advised us that they must vet the applying and comply with sure authorized procedures earlier than granting approval for identify change which can take a while. They mentioned they’ll look at whether or not there are any purposes pending with comparable names.”
When reporters identified about three extra events having BRS identify, Vinod replied, “Solely abbreviation is identical. Occasion identify is totally different. There are a number of events within the nation right this moment with the identical abbreviation however with totally different celebration names. Abbreviation is under no circumstances a difficulty.”
He mentioned since it could take time to get EC’s approval for identify change it isn’t potential to contest Munugode by ballot on behalf of the BRS.
HOW IT IS DONE
1. A celebration looking for registration of its identify has to cross a decision.
2. It has to submit an utility inside 30 days to the EC
3, The celebration is requested to publish its proposed identify in two nationwide dailies and two native dailies for 2 days.
4. Objections must be submitted inside 30 days
5. The EC will then take a choice on registration of celebration’s identify.