Hopes of direct elections shattered once again
Election schedule for colleges
The election process for the colleges will start on September 16. Principals of the colleges should elect class representatives and display their lists on September 20. The last date for registering objections and conducting scrutiny is September 25. The applications for general secretary should be submitted on October and the final list should also be displayed on the same day.
The last date for withdrawal of the applications is October 9, while the election will be conducted on October 19, from 11 am to 1 pm, and the counting of votes after 1 pm on the same day.
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (Bamu) is going to hold the elections of the students council on the basis of merit.
"We have not received any instructions from the government about direct elections and hence the same will be held on the basis of merit only," said director of the Students Welfare Department (DSW) Dr Walmik Sarwade.
He said the elections of the students council on the college and and university levels would be held one the same day — October 19.
With the decision to hold the elections on merit basis, the hopes of various students organisations for having direct elections have been shattered.
A department representative and two girls representatives would be elected and head of the departments. The last date for submission of objections, if any, is September 11, while the final list should be sent to the DSW which, in turn, would display it on September 16 for objections. The final list would be displayed on September 25, said the DSW director.
The process of submission of the applications for the election of general secretary of Bamu campus would start on October 5. The last date of withdrawal of the applications is October 9, while the election would be held on October 19. The counting of votes would be held at 1 pm on the same day.