ECI allots election symbol to JCC (Jogi) party

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 Jul 2018 11:35:35


Staff Reporter,


Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday allocated the symbol – ‘Farmer Ploughing (within square)’ to Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) party, for contesting the Elections for Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh, 2018, in all the 90 Assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh. The Election Commission of India has allocated the said common symbol to the candidates of Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) under the provisions of Para 10 B of the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968.
The Election Commission of India also allocated common symbols to Loktantrik Janata Dal (Auto Rickshaw) and Peoples Movement of India (Truck), for contesting in all the 90 Assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh during Elections for Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh, 2018.

It is worth mentioning here that Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) President Ajit Jogi had visited Election Commission of India head quarters on July 6 and had put forth an application demanding ‘Hal Jotta Kisan (Ploughing Farmer)’, as election symbol for Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) party to the concerned election officer. The former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi was accompanied by Marwahi MLA Amit Jogi, former MP Devrat Singh, JCC (J) National Vice-President Dharamjit Singh, Om Prakash Dewangan, Dr Ramlal Bharadwaj, Anil Tah, Sameer Ahmed, Riti Deshlehra, Pramod Sharma, etc.

Marwahi Legislator Amit Jogi in a communiqué stated that Founder President Ajit Jogi will be reaching capital Raipur on July 19, with the election symbol on the pious occasion of Khubchand Baghel Birth Anniversary. Amit Jogi further added that the election symbol - “Hal Jotta Kisan (Ploughing Farmer)” is the epitome of Chhattisgarh and is the symbol of its pride. He said the Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) in its affidavit written in the name of people said if the JCC(J) comes to power, it will immediately hike the MSP to Rs 2,500 per quintal and waive off agriculture loans. He said the party has been allocated the symbol by the Almighty so that it cane provide Chhattisgarh youths 90 percent reservation in both government and private sector recruitment and provide relief to women through a complete ban on liquor. He said the change is inevitable in Chhattisgarh and this time the Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) will come to power.