FSU election sees 61 percent voter turnout

The voters’ turnout for the free student union (FSU) election in the campuses under the Tribhuvan University (TU) stood at 60 per cent.

Professor Pashupati Adhikari, secretary of central monitoring and coordination committee of the TU FSU election, referred to preliminary reports and said that some 60 per cent students cast their votes in the election held today.

The voting commenced at 8:00 am today and lasted till 5 pm.

The election has been suspended in 13 campuses due to disputes among the students’ unions. The election has been halted in RR Campus, Amrit Science Campus, Patan Multiple Campus, Nepal Commerce Campus and Bishwo Bhasha Campus.

Likewise, the election has been suspended in Pokhara-based Prithvi Narayan Campus, Paschimanchal Engineering Campus, the Institute of Forestry and Pokhara Nursing Campus, Thakur Ram Multiple Campus in Birgunj, Birendra Multiple Campus in Chitwan, Dhawalagiri Multiple Campus in Baglung and Shree Sidhhanath Science Multiple Campus in Mahendranagar.

TU has said that FSU election will be held soon in those campuses where it has been halted today.

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