• Withdrawals over, lines drawn for MSUSU polls in Vadodara
     August 18th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Education In Gujarat, Gujarat in News

    MS UniversityThe stage is set for the M S University students’ union (MSUSU) polls with the process of withdrawal of forms being completed on Friday. Seven candidates remain in fray for the post of university general secretary (UGS) and three for the post of vice president (VP).

    As many as 18 candidates had filed nominations for the post of UGS and 11 withdrew by Friday. The contest will be between Jayesh Balai of ABVP and Gautam Nayak of NSUI. Similarly the contest for the post of VP will be between Bhumika Barot of NSUI and Sai Vichare of ABVP.

    For the 18 posts of faculty representatives (FR) in the MSUSU, 72 candidates remain in fray. As many as 82 candidates had filed nominations to get elected as FRs and five of them won uncontested. Out of the 77 other candidates, five withdrew nominations by Friday leaving 72 in the contest.

    Friday was also the last day of withdrawal of forms for the polls for the faculty associations. Among the major faculties, three candidates are in fray for the post of the faculty general secretary in arts, two in science and four in arts faculty.

    MSU cracks whip on poll code violation, defacing of property

    Vadodara: M S University (MSU) has cracked the whip on the gross violation of the code of conduct for the student union polls. The university has issued notices to candidates in this regard and also asked the police to probe the matter regarding use of spray paint to deface walls on the campus.

    The rampant violation with use of posters, stickers and wall writings had raised concern and some university officials had also complained in this regard. Following this the university issued notices to candidates contesting for the university general secretary and vice president posts from both ABVP and NSUI.

    It also submitted an application to Sayajigunj police station regarding wall writings using spray paint. “We have asked the police to probe the matter,” said MSU officer on special duty (registrar) Amit Dholakia.