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RU election 2022: Voting ends; Know voter turnout details here

The voting for Rajasthan University (RU) student union election ended at 1 pm.

August 26, 2022, 7:29 pm

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A girl student leader touching feet of voters pleading for votes.

JAIPUR: The voting for Rajasthan University (RU) student union election ended at 1 pm. The gates to the polling stations on the RU campus and in the constituent colleges were closed. The voters who showed up after 1 pm were denied entry.

The voting percentage was 48.39% for Rajasthan University and its constituent colleges. The following is the name of the polling station and the total number of votes:

  • Commerce College: 1400
  • Maharaja College: 1311
  • Maharani College: 1689
  • Rajasthan College: 1939
  • Law College: 779
  • 5-Year Law College: 437
  • RA Podar Institute of Management: 100
  • Department of Accountancy and Business Statistics: 74
  • Department of Business Administration: 102
  • Department of Economic Administration and Financial Management: 88
  • Department of Law: 214
  • Department of Music: 124
  • Department of Statistics: 146
  • Department of Sociology: 165
  • Department of Political Science: 165
  • Department of Public Administration 151
  • Department of Economics: 123
  • Centre for Computer Science and Information Technology: 376
  • Department of Hindi: 145
  • Department of Psychology: 73
  • Department of History and Indian Culture: 218
  • Department of Library Science: 94
  • Department of Zoology: 137  

A bogus voter was also caught red-handed in Rajasthan College.

The low voter turnout became a cause of concern for the candidates. Their supporters pleaded before the students to show up at the polling stations to cast their votes.

The voting in constituent colleges Maharani College, Maharaja College, Rajasthan College and Commerce College also came to an end at 1 pm.

The Rajasthan University Administration set up 91 polling stations for voting. Of them, 25 were on the university campus, while 67 polling stations were in the constituent colleges.

The voting percentage in the university hovers around about 50%, but it is expected to be even lower this time. Many students didn’t collect their ID Cards that were mandatory to cast votes at the polling stations. Only those voters who were carrying their ID cards were allowed entry.

First published: August 26, 2022
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