Students’ union polls in Odisha on Oct 5

Bhubaneswar: Students’ union polls in all colleges and universities across the State will be held on October 5, said a notification issued by the Higher Education department today.

As per the notification, all colleges and universities have been asked to issue notification in this regard.

As per the schedule, the process for the polls would begin from September 28 and nomination filing is on September 29, added the notification.

Last date for candidates to withdraw their nominations is on October 1. The poll aspirants will have to attend the ‘Why I Stand For’ meeting on October 4.

Polling would begin from 8 AM to 2 PM while the results will be announced in the afternoon.
The oath taking ceremony will be held on October 6.

The notification has also asked the college and universities to conduct the elections with strict adherence to the Lyngdoh Committee recommendation.