Ducus polls schedule announced, election on March 11

Published: 11 Feb 2019   

Samakal Correspondent

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 8:00am to 2:00pm inside the residential halls of the university.

The daft list of voters will be announced 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 withdrawal for candidature is on 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 organize DUCSU elections in six months.

With UNB inputs 

Bodies of 45 Chawkbazar fire victims handed over to families

Bodies of 45 Chawkbazar fire victims handed over to families

Bodies of 45 people, out of 67 killed in the ...

Google to end forced arbitration for all worker disputes

Google to end forced arbitration for all worker disputes

Google said Thursday it will no longer require that its ...

Taapsee takes air pistol shooting lessons for Saand Ki Aankh

Taapsee takes air pistol shooting lessons for Saand Ki Aankh

Having shot for a portion of Saand Ki Aankh in ...

Venezuela to close border with Brazil

Venezuela to close border with Brazil

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced he is closing the ...

2 ‘drug traders’ killed in Mymensingh, Khulna  ‘gunfights’

2 ‘drug traders’ killed in Mymensingh, Khulna ‘gunfights’

Two suspected drug traders were killed in ‘gunfights’ between their ...

US actor's alleged hate hoax 'despicable'

US actor's alleged hate hoax 'despicable'

A Chicago judge has said charges that US actor Jussie ...

67 killed in Chawkbazar chemical warehouse fire: Officials

67 killed in Chawkbazar chemical warehouse fire: Officials

At least 67 people were killed and around 41 others ...

JS reserved seats: Newly elected woman MPs sworn in

JS reserved seats: Newly elected woman MPs sworn in

The newly elected Members of Parliament to the seats reserved ...