Rajasthan University, Colleges Election on 20 August 2011

Rajasthan government has announced the date for students' union elections for Universities and colleges to be held on 20 August 2011. Election schedule will be annouced on 10 August, just before 10 days from scheduled election and election results will be declared on the same day in colleges. "The polling for students union elections has been scheduled on August 20 across all the state universities and colleges. The institutes may decide schedule of nominations according to their suitability, but the elections have to be completed by August 20," said Madhukar Gupta, principal secretary, higher education department. "As per Lyngdoh Committee recommendations the code of conduct will have to be implemented at least 10 days before the date of polling. It depends on universities to decide other schedule including nominations etc," said prof RD Gurjar, dean, student's welfare, University of Rajasthan. Student Unions election for 8 Govt Universities with 127 Govt Colleges, 70 Semi-Govt and 1150 Private colleges will be held on 20 August in which approximately 15 Lakh students will participate. On the other hand, the students union leaders assert that they would get very less time for campaigning. "The elections would fall on August 20, on Saturday this year. It will include Independence Day, a Sunday and a Saturday. That reduces three working days and the students have just taken admissions," said Vidhyadhar Meel, students union leader, NSUI.
Rajasthan Student Union election results announced