Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubnaeswar, Sep 11:
The Higher Education department of the Odisha government today issued the notification for holding of elections to student unions of all colleges in the state. The notification said individual colleges will be issuing notices for the purpose on September 18.
The notification said students who want to contest elections to the students’ unions will file their nominations on September 19. A list of candidates with valid nominations will be published by the college authorities the same day after scrutiny of nomination papers.
Candidates who want to withdraw from the elections can withdraw their nominations on September 20. College authorities will publish a list of candidates remaining in the fray for different posts of the students’ union after the withdrawal by 5 pm the same day.
This would be followed by “What I stand for” meeting on September 27. Voting will be held on September 29 while results will be declared the same day.
The oath-taking ceremony would be held on September 30 after which the all colleges would be closed on account of Dussehra vacation from October 1 to 7.