• 18 file papers for general secretary, seven for vice-president posts in Vadodara
     August 17th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Gujarat in News

    MS University As many as 18 candidates have filed their nomination for the post of general secretary (GS) and seven others for the post of vice-president (VP) ahead of the M S University Students Union (MSUSU) polls. A total of 82 other candidates have submitted their nomination for the posts of nearly 22 faculty representatives (FRs).

    On Tuesday which was the last day of filing nominations for the MSUSU polls scheduled on August 22, the union pavilion witnessed a huge rush of candidates and ‘netas’.

    Although the contest for the two top posts of union GS and VP will be mainly between the candidates supported by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the National Students Union of India (NSUI), there are other candidates too who have decided to jump in the poll fray.

    Both ABVP and NSUI supported candidates submitted their nominations by taking out a rally with their supporters at the pavilion office.

    While ABVP has roped in former faculty general secretary of Faculty of Technology and Engineering Jayesh Balai along with Sai Vichare, NSUI has roped in its last year candidates Gautam Nayak and Bhumika Barot as its candidates for the posts of GS and VP respectively. Balai is a third year Bachelors of Engineering (mechanical stream) student. Vichare is a second year student of Faculty of Arts. Nayak is a student of Masters of Arts (Russian) while Barot is a Masters of Commerce (accountancy) student.

    Although the union officials had received 85 nominations for the posts of FRs, nomination forms of three students were rejected after scrutiny.

    “We have rejected this nomination forms as although this students had taken admission at Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Law and Padra college this year, they have not submitted the record of their past admissions. We cannot entertain nomination of those candidates who do not support their candidature with the relevant documents,” returning officer for MSUSU PM Shah told TOI.

    Interestingly, a total of 52 forms for the post of GS, 54 forms for the post of VP and 395 forms for the posts of FRs were issued by the union office-bearers. Till Monday afternoon, only one candidate had submitted nomination for the post of GS and two candidates for the posts of FRs.