Student union elections postponed in Udaipur due to PM Narendra Modi’s visit
Modi to address a public meeting in Udaipur's Khelgaon on August 29.
Jaipur: Student union elections 2017 have been postponed in Udaipur division. The voting will now take place on September 4. The decision has been taken keeping in view Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Udaipur on August 29. The election schedule in the rest of the state will remain unchanged.
The Rajasthan government’s higher education department issued the revised election schedule on Friday. The date for filing nomination has been will now be August 30.
Modi will address a public meeting in Khelgaon on August 29. Nearly two lakh people will likely participate in the event. Heavy security arrangements have been made in order to ensure law and order situation during the meeting. Keep this in view, the student union elections were postponed.
Mohanlal Sukhadia University vice-chancellor Professor JP Sharma said that the government had sent a revised election schedule.
“We would comply with this and ensure that elections take place in a peaceful manner,” said Sharma.
In the rest of the state, the voting will take place on August 28 and the results will be announced on the same day.
The entire election process will be completed within eight days. The decision to conduct elections in the minimum possible time was taken to reduce the chances of ruckus created by students during elections and to ensure that classes are not affected.