New Delhi, Mar 28 (PTI) The Supreme Court today kept in abeyance a Delhi High Court order asking the Election Commission to consider allotting the ‘pressure cooker’ poll symbol to the AIADMK faction led by T T V Dhinakaran.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar also asked the acting chief justice of Delhi High Court to set up a two-judge bench to decide the main dispute between the two AIADMK factions, led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswamy and Dhinakaran, over their rival claims on the party and its ‘two leaves’ symbol by April end.

The Delhi High Court had on March 9 directed the poll panel to allot a common symbol, preferably that of ‘pressure cooker’, and a name to the AIADMK (Amma) faction led by Dhinakaran.

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