FSU election: TU bans placement of poster, pamphlet for publicity

The Tribhuvan University (TU) has prohibited pasting of posters and wall painting in view of the publicity under the Free Students Union (FSU) election scheduled to take place on upcoming March 19.

The FSU election code of conduct issued by the TU forbids the placement of any sorts of election-related banners, flex banners and posters in public, according to TU Students Welfare and Sports Directorate Director Pashupati Adhikari.

Similarly, the election candidate is allowed to present the election manifesto and the candidate’s name on A 4-sized paper and it is to be of unicolor.

The campus election committee will provide a common forum for any unions, panels or independent election candidates registered in the committee for an introductory programme and in such event, accusation and counter accusation is banned.

The use of mike on the campus premises for the purpose of election publicity and any sorts of strike over the election issue have been prohibited.  The election publicity shall be stopped before 48 hours of the time of the commencement of voting.

According to the election schedule, the time for the registration of proportional and first-past-the-post (FPTP) candidacies has been fixed from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on March 11.

The election is taking place from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at 62 TU constituents and 1,040 affiliated campuses across the country on March 19.


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