Campus poll: Fate of candidates to be determined today

Bhubaneswar: The fate of candidates for the students’ union elections at various poll-bound colleges and universities across the State will be determined today as voting for the elections has begun on various campuses.

As per the announcement, the voting began at 8 am and would continue till 2 pm. Presiding officers and supervising officers have been engaged to ensure smooth conduct of the voting. Besides, police forces have been deployed at all the campuses to avoid any untoward incidents during the day.

After completion of voting, the results would be out in the evening today. On Tuesday, ‘What I Stand For’ meeting was held in all the campuses under the supervision of faculties.

This year, pre-poll violence was witnessed in various educational institutions. Hence, the authorities of total 32 colleges, including the BJB College here cancelled the election for. The students union elections is being held at 700 colleges across the State.