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RU Election: Final list of candidates declared, 9 to contest for the top post

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February 1, 2018 3:39 pm
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Sanjay Machedi (left), Deepak Meena (right) and seven other candidates are fighting for the top post in RU election scheduled to take place on August 28.

Jaipur: The battle lines are drawn with the Rajasthan University (RU) on Thursday declaring the final list of candidates who will fight in the student union polls. Read also: Read Also: Rajasthan University (RU) election 2017 result: Get Live Updates.

For live coverage of student union election voting, click on the link below:

Rajasthan University election: Voting ends with dismal turnout

Nine student leaders will content in the elections, scheduled to take place on August 28. A total of 18 nominations were filed on Wednesday. Nine candidates withdrew their nominations on Thursday.

Deepak Kumar Meena will fight the election for the post of president from NSUI. His main contender will be Sanjay Machedi of ABVP. Pawan Yadav who became a dissident after he was not given a ticket by ABVP has filed his nomination as an independent candidate. Rahul Bhakar, an NSUI dissident, is also in the fray.

For the first time, AAP party’s student wing, CYSS has also fielded its candidates. Vishwendra Singh will fight the election from CYSS. Two other student leaders – Dilip Kumar Meena and Sanjay Singh – are also in the fray.

A total of 11 candidates had filed nomination for the post of general secretary. Three of them have withdrawn their papers. The fight will be among the eight remaining candidates.

NSUI has fielded Manvendra Budania and ABVP Rakesh Yadav.

NSUI dissident Aftab Gauran, ABVP dissident Pawan Yadav, CYSS candidate Dilkush Meena and there others Manish Khinchi, Hemant Yadav and Rajesh Kumar Palsania are also in the fray for the post of general secretary.

Seven student leaders filed nomination for the post of vice-president and none of them has withdrawn his or her candidature.

Mahima Choudhary from NSUI, Ritu Choudhary from ABVP, Romani from CYSS and four other independent candidates – Harish Choudhary, Leeladhar Meena, Rahul Bhaskar and Tara Badotia will fight for the post of vice-president.

For the post of joint secretary, there are four candidates – Asharam Choudhary, Manish Meena, Ramesh Gujjar and Ramesh Kumar – are in the fray. Ishwar Singh Sekhawat and Suman Kumari are fighting for the post of RR.

Here is the complete list of candidates for all posts:

President: Deepak Kumar Meena (NSUI), Sanjay Machedi (ABVP), Vishwendra Singh (CYSS), Pawan Yadav, Rahul Bhakar, Dilip Kumar Meena and Sanjay Singh

General secretary: Manvendra Budania (NSUI) and Rakesh Yadav (ABVP), Aftab Gauran, Pawan Yadav, Dilkush Meena (CYSS), Manish Khinchi, Hemant Yadav and Rajesh Kumar Palsania

Vice president: Mahima Choudhary (NSUI), Ritu Choudhary (ABVP), Romani (CYSS), Harish Choudhary, Leeladhar Meena, Rahul Bhaskar and Tara Badotia

Joint secretary: Asharam Choudhary, Manish Meena, Ramesh Gujjar and Ramesh Kumar

The voting will take place from 8 am to 1 pm on August 28.

The counting of votes and results will be announced from 10 am on September 4.

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For live coverage of student union election voting, click on the link below:

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First published: August 24, 2017
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