Rajasthan University election: Voting ends with dismal turnout
dismal turnout for the first few hours, but it picked up momentum after 10 am.
Last Updated: February 1, 2018, 3:27 pm
Jaipur: Voting for student union elections in seven universities including Rajasthan University and 175 constituent government colleges came to an end at 1 pm on Monday.
Live updates:Jaipur: Voting for student union elections in seven universities including Rajasthan University and 175 constituent government colleges came to an end at 1 pm on Monday. The turnout was dismal for the first few hours in Rajasthan University and its constituent colleges, however, it picked up momentum after 10 am. Rajasthan University reported a turnout of nearly 51 percent. It was 58 percent in 2016. The voting went off peacefully. Polling station Voters Votes polled Commerce College 4076 1896 Maharaja College 2580 1722 Rajasthan College 3376 2122 Maharani College 6512 2982 Law College 628 431 University Law College 750 511 University 5-year Law 886 476 Department of ABST 464 194 Department of EAFM 316 127 Department of music 371 70 Department of sociology 262 156 Department of political science 254 155 Department of economics 204 107 Center of conserving technology 430 171 Department of Hindi 236 119 Department of phycology 144 51 Department of library science 174 57 Department of zoology 243 78 PG School of Social Science 398 249 Maharaja College in Jaipur reported a voting percentage of 66.07 percent. The voting percentage in Maharani College was 45.83 percent. It was up nearly one percent from the previous year. Senior police officers in Jaipur said that the voting went off peacefully in Rajasthan University and its constituent colleges. More than 1000 policemen were deployed. Nearly 49.30 percentage votes were cast in Jai Narayan Vyas University (JNVU) in Jodhpur. The highest voting percentage was from science department, while the lowest was from the law faculty. In MDS University in Ajmer, of the 1166 registered votes, 833 students cast their votes. Related stories: Litmus test for ABVP and NSUI in Rajasthan University elections RU Election: Final list of candidates declared, 9 to contest for the top post
First published: August 28, 2017