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JNVU Elections 2018: Over 46% voters cast votes, results tomorrow

The highest, 58.84% of voting was done by the science faculty. While the lowest, 29.76 % polling took place in the commerce faculty. Around 48.64% voting by arts faculty, 45.75% in KN College and 52.29% voting of the engineering faculty participated in the election poll.

September 10, 2018, 5:04 pm

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Jaipur: The polling for student union elections 2018 at Jai Narayan Vyas University Jodhpur (JNVU) was successfully conducted from 8 am to 1 pm amid high police security on Monday. Over 46.22% of the voters took part in the voting at 41 polling booths. Apart from some sporadic incidents at some places, the polling went off peaceful. More than half the voters did not turn up to vote. The counting of the votes and the results will come out tomorrow. Only 5% of the voters cast their votes in the first hour of voting.  Student unions leaders, candidates and their supporters started bringing voters to the polling stations. As a result, the number of voters at the polling stations increased rapidly. There were long lines of voters at many centers. The highest, 58.84% of voting, was recorded at the science faculty, while the lowest, 29.76 % took place in the commerce faculty. Around 48.64% voting was reported at arts faculty, 45.75% at KN College and 52.29% at engineering faculty. The administration tried to stop bogus voting. Five girl imposters were caught at KN College. The results for the student union election 2018 will be declared on September 11 for all the universities in Rajasthan. Student union panels:
  • Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) candidates who are contesting JNVU elections are Mool Singh Rathore for president post, Bablu Solanki for general secretary post and Vikas for joint Secretary post.
  • National Students Union of India (NSUI) candidates are Sunil Choudhary (president), Praveen Kumar Meghwal (senior vice president), Somesh Solanki (general secretary) and Manish Bishnoi (joint secretary).
  • Students Federation of India (SFI) candidates are Damaram (president), Naved Baksh (senior vice president), Kavita Chauhan (general secretary) and Mamta Kandara (joint secretary)
  • All India Students Federation (AISF) candidate is Arvind Singh Rajpurohit for president post.

First published: September 10, 2018
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