The Nationalist Congress Party’s Sharad Pawar faction will be known as Nationalist Congress Party-Sharadchandra Pawar.
A letter to Pawar was sent by the Secretary, the Election Commission of India on Wednesday.
The approved name of the faction will have to be used during the election of six seats to the Rajya Sabha.
Sharad Pawar on Tuesday submitted a letter to the Election Commission, following approval of Ajit Pawar’s faction as real NCP. Out of the three options the Election Commission selected the first one and informed Sharad Pawar on Wednesday. The other two options were – Nationalist Congress Party- Sharadrao Pawar, and NCP-Sharad Pawar.