Bhubaneswar: Amid reports of pre-poll violence at several places in Odisha, the nomination process of the students’ union poll was held in several colleges and universities on Wednesday.
The aspiring candidates with their supporters filed their nominations papers in various colleges and universities on Wednesday.
Coming in procession, the candidates filed the nomination papers between 9 AM and 12 noon at their respective colleges and universities.
The nomination papers were verified between 2 PM and 4 PM. The list of eligible candidates will be released at 11 AM on October 4.
The candidates can withdraw nominations between 2 PM and 4 PM on Thursday, while the final list of candidates will be out at 5 PM on the same day.
The ‘Why I stand for’ meeting will be held on October 10 and voting for students’ union elections will be conducted on October 11. The results of the students’ union polls will be declared on the same day.
The oath-taking ceremony of the winning candidates will be held on October 12.
The authorities have cancelled polls at several colleges and universities where pre-poll violence reported.