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Rajasthan University Elections 2016: A brief guide for the voting day


The final date for giving down one’s vote for the elections of the Rajasthan University is August 31, 2016. To ensure comfort and ease and to provide the students with facilities and a hassle free voting process at the polling booths, the management of the Rajasthan University has prearranged for buses and vehicles that are electrically operated (e-rickshaws).

Picking and dropping candidates to save time and chaos: An orderly manner for everything and everyone

Students will be picked and dropped by the buses. This pick and drop facility will commence from the barricading points and will conclude there too. The management has to say for this that this step has been taken with the objective of helping the students and facilitating them with saving their time.

Pick and drop facility to candidates by buses and e-rickshaws:

Chief election officer Professor V.V. Singh expressed that to pick up the students and to drop them back, an arrangement has been made of 4 buses and 8 electrically operated vehicles (e-rickshaws).

Maintaining a check on bus drivers:

The buses will ply inside the campus as well as outside it. A check is said to be maintained on the bus drivers and the buses will be operational under the guidance and orders of the management only.

Polling booth and buildings:

In the campus, election voting will take place in 10 buildings. 33 polling booths have been set for this purpose. Small departments have been merged for the purpose of the elections.

Voting timings:

The voting timings have been disclosed and the same are 08:00am – 01:00am.

Total candidate number:

24500 students and 619 research scholars are registered with the University and its affiliated colleges.

Separate arrangements to cast vote for research scholars:

Separate polling booth has been set up for the research scholars to cast their vote. Research scholars will cast their vote in PG School of Social Science in room number 217.

And a ban on these totally:

  • Students will not be allowed to get their personal vehicles into the campus premises.
  • On the day of election poll, students and staff members will not be allowed to carry their mobile phones and/or any other electronic equipment and gadget into the premises of the Rajasthan University.
  • A prohibition will be maintained for electronic gadgets/equipments and mobile phones on the voting day of the elections at elections polling booth and the place where the counting of votes takes place.
  • A chaos and commotion is created by the usage of mobile phones and electronic equipments that is carried by the non-teaching staff or the agents that are on duty at the polling booth. Hence, to completely avoid this situation, electronic equipments and gadgets will be completely banned on the voting day.
  • Regular classes and research work will be on hold (suspended) on the voting day of the elections for the Rajasthan University.

Cross verifying identity card details with admission form of the candidates:

It had been discovered that a firm was employed in generating fake identity cards of the candidates for the voting purpose. To avoid any kind of discrepancy to seep into the voting process, the management of the Rajasthan University has taken a decision to tally the identity card details with the admission form of the candidate who comes down to cast his/her vote.

  • At the polling booth, the Head of Department of every department and staff members from that department will be on duty. This will ensure reduction in any kind of di8screpancy and/or errors.
  • These staff members on duty will tally and cross check the details of the identity card of the candidate with his/her admission form details and also their photograph.
  • If doubt occurs in case of any candidate, he will be handed over to the police immediately.

 


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