Janasena Party lost its Glass Tumbler symbol after failing to get a minimum 8 percent vote share in the 2019 elections. The party has tried a lot for its old symbol and finally the Election Commission of India (ECI) has allocated the same symbol to Janasena Party. The ECI, however, gave a shocker. It allotted the symbol of Bucket to the Jatiya Jana Sena for its contest in all 119 assembly segments across Telangana state.
The Bucket symbol is strikingly similar to Janasena Party’s Glass. This is not all. The ECI further stated that the Glass symbol could be allocated to other candidates in other constituencies in which Janasena Party is not contesting.
Janansena is a registered political party. But it is not a recognised party. For recognition, the party needs to secure a minimum 8 percent vote share. Janasena wants to get this time around. In AP, it will contest along with TDP in an alliance. In Telangana, Janasena may contest 7 to 14 segments and nearly 3 Lok Sabha segments.
However, this Bucket symbol to Jatiya Jana Sena is posing a serious challenge to Janansena in Telangana as both the symbols are very similar. If such a bucket is allocated to any other party or candidates in Andhra Pradesh, it will become a bigger headache for Janasena, opine political analysts.
Electoral politics is very important for any political party. In 2019, Janasena was limited to only one Assembly seat – Razole constituency. We have to see what future lies ahead for Janasena.
Even TRS face the same awkward situation in last elections ,there are so many independent candidates contested with symbol similar to TRS’s car symbol, this had huge impact on votes percentage. Now, Janasena to face the same situation.