DUCSU polls schedule announced, elections on March 11

Published: February 11, 2019 12:02:21 | Updated: February 11, 2019 21:02:35

The elections to Dhaka University Central Students' Union (DUCSU) and its hall unions for 25 posts will be held on March 11.

Chief Returning Officer Prof Mahfuzur Rahman announced the schedule of the election at 10:40am at Nawab Nabab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban on Monday.

The voting will continue from 8:00 am to 2:00pm inside the residential halls of the university, according to a UNB report.

The draft list of voters will be announced late today while the final list on February 20, he said.

The distribution of nomination papers will begin on February 19 and continue until February 25 while the last date of nomination paper submission has been fixed on February 26.

The date for withdrawing candidature is March 2 while the final candidate list will be published on March 3. The list of supplementary voter list will be published on March 5.

The last election to DUCSU was held on July 6, 1990. In the last 28 years, the Dhaka University students could not cast their votes for selecting their representatives as the election process was closed.

On January 17, 2018 the High Court ordered Dhaka University authorities to take steps to organise DUCSU elections in six months.

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