Student union elections in Odisha to be held on October 11

Bhubaneswar: Despite series of incidents of campus violence being reported from several parts of the state, the student union elections across in Odisha will be held on October 11.

As per a notification issued by the Higher Education Department today, the polling will be held between 8 AM and 2 PM on October 11.

While candidates will file their nomination papers on October 3, the last date of withdrawal of nomination is October 4. The final list of valid contestants will be published on the same day.

‘Why I Stand For’ meeting will be held on October 10, a day before the polling.

Votes will be counted and the election results will be declared on the day of polling on October 11. The oath taking ceremony of elected candidates will be held on October 12, the notification read.