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 

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