All Swaraj India candidates for the municipal polls in Delhi has been allocated whistle as symbol, the organisation claimed on Sunday.
"Despite being a registered party we were not given a common symbol earlier," party spokesperson Anupam said, and alleged the AAP, under a "conspiracy", got nominations of 24 of its candidates cancelled.
Swaraj India had asked its candidates to choose three similar symbols -- whistle, window, and tractor -- from the list of free symbols meant for independents and unrecognised political parties to overcome the hindrance of non-availability of common symbol.
"An analysis of past elections and symbols distributed to independents and recognised parties revealed that candidates opt for symbols which start from alphabets A-J and don't go further.Also Read: MCD polls: AAP hits streets to mark liberation from house tax
"So we asked our candidates to choose these three options with a priority on the whistle. More importantly, these symbols send some message," Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav had earlier said.
The party blames it on the AAP government saying it was "deliberately done to deny Swaraj India a level playing field".
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