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RU student elections 2018 notification issued, model code of conduct comes into force

The Rajasthan University administration issued the election notification despite Wednesday being an Eid. The notification is issued 10 days prior to the elections as per the norms. There are around 10 Lakh who will exercise their franchise on August 31 when the voting will take place in Rajasthan University.

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August 22, 2018 5:18 pm
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Jaipur: The Model Code of Conduct for Rajasthan University (RU) election 2018 came into force on Wednesday. Student leaders and unions won’t be allowed to do election campaigning through posters, banner and, rallies.

The Rajasthan University administration issued the election notification despite Wednesday being an Eid holiday. The notification is issued 10 days prior to the elections as per the norms.

There are around 10 lakh voters who will exercise their franchise on August 31 when the voting will take place in Rajasthan University.

The university administration has warned that strict action will be taken in cases of violation of Lyngdoh Committee guidelines or the Model Code of Conduct.

As per the guidelines, candidates will have to seek permission from the university or the concerned college before opening offices to run election campaigning related activities.

The maximum age limit for fighting the election is 25 years old. Class representatives will also be elected along with the representatives of the university’s apex body.First year students will be able to fight the election for the post of a class representative only.

The elected president will have to inaugurate the office of student union body within a month of the election date. For fighting for the post of the president, a candidate has to be a postgraduate student or the final year student in a four-year course.

 

Timetable for all the events during Student union election 2018

Student union elections 2018 programs Dates in State Dates in Jodhpur division.
Release of voter’s list August 23 September 1
Objections on voter’s list August 24 September 4
Final voter’s list August 24 September 4
Nominations file by student leaders August 25 September 5
Verification of nominations paper August 25 September 5
Temporary list of student nominations August 27 September 6
Withdrawal of student nominations by leaders. (If any) August 27 September 6
Final list of student candidates August 27 September 6
Polling\voting day (from 8 am) August 31 September 10
Results of the elections September 11 September 11

First published: August 22, 2018
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