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    (iii) Legislative Assembly of a Union territory constituted under the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963 (20 of 1963),

    (iv) the Metropolitan Council of Delhi constituted under section 3 of the Delhi Administration Act, 1966(19 of 1966),

    (v) Municipal Corporations in metropolitan areas as defined in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of.1974),

    (vi) District Councils and Regional Councils in the States of Assam and Meghalaya and in the Union Territory of Mizoram as provided in the VIth Schedule to the Constitution, or

    (vii) any other elective body as may be notified by the Central Government, as the case may be;

    2[(g) "political party" means-

    (i) an association or body of individual citizens of India-

    (1) which is, or is deemed to be, registered with Election Commission of India as a political party under the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968, as in force for the time being; or

    (2) which has set up candidates for election to any Legislature, but is not so registered or deemed to be registered under the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968;

    (ii) a political party mentioned in Column 1 of Table I to the notification of the Election Commission of India No. 56/J&K/84, dated the 27th September, 1984, as in force for the time being;]