Schedule for DUCSU polls announced

Publish: 2:51 PM, February 11, 2019 | Update: 2:51:PM, February 11, 2019

DHAKA, – After a gap of nearly three decades, authorities today announced the schedule for the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (DUCSU) scheduled for March 11.

In line with the constitution of DUCSU, the election will be held for 25 central posts of DUCSU while 13 posts for each hall.

Election to the DUCSU and hall unit will held from 8am to 2pm without any break, said Chief Returning Officer of DUCSU polls Prof Mahfuzur Rahman while announcing the schedule at a press briefing at Nawab Nabab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban on DU campus today.

As per the election schedule, the aspirants can collect nomination papers from their respective halls from 10 am to 4 pm everyday from February 19 to 25.

The last date of submitting nomination papers is February 26 till 12 noon on the day. The papers will be scrutinised from 2 pm on February 26 while the last date of withdrawing nomination paper is March 2 till 1 pm.

The final candidates’ list for DUCSU and hall union election will be published on the notice board of all dormitories and university website ducsu.du.ac.bd at 4 pm on March 3.

The draft voter list will be published on February 20 while supplementary voter list will be published on March 5 on the halls’ notice boards and the website.

The students could exercise their franchises at their respective hall’s voting centres by showing their ID cards. The 25 post for DUCSU election are: Vice-President (VP), general secretary (GS), joint-secretary, liberation war affairs secretary, science and technology secretary, common room and cafeteria secretary, international affairs secretary, literature secretary, cultural secretary, sports secretary, students’ transport secretary, social service secretary and other 13 executive members. The last elections to DUCSU and hall unions were held in 1990.