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Protest erupts as NSUI announces panel of candidates for Rajasthan University (RU) election

February 1, 2018, 3:43 pm

NSUI list of candidates for RU elections

NSUI announces list of candidates for Rajasthan University (RU) student union election.

Jaipur: Some student leaders who were not included in the panel of NSUI candidates for Rajasthan University (RU) student union election staged demonstration late on Tuesday. One candidate, Aftab Gauran, accused the NSUI committee of demanding money in exchange for a ticket and discriminate on the basis of caste and religion. He and his supporters staged a demonstration at Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) office in Jaipur. For live coverage of student union election voting, click on the link below: Rajasthan University election: Voting ends with dismal turnout NSUI is all set to announce the list of candidates for the RU election. Sources said that Deepak Meena has been fielded for the post of president, while Manvendra Budania will fight for the post of general secretary. Mahima Choudhary will fight the election for the post of vice-president from NSUI. Ramesh Kumar has been declared as the candidate for the post of joint secretary. Some student leaders and their supporters created a ruckus at NSUI office and then marched to PCC building to stage a demonstration. Gauran said that he had decided to fight the election as an independent candidate. ABVP had announced its panel of candidates on Monday. Sanjay Machedi will fight for the post of the president, while Ritu Choudhary has been fielded for the post of vice president. Rakesh Yadav has been chosen to fight for general secretary and Manish Meena will run for the post of joint secretary. For live coverage of student union election voting, click on the link below: Rajasthan University election: Voting ends with dismal turnout

First published: August 22, 2017