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It's official: Sept 4 is voting day

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, August 27, 2013
First Published: 21:28 IST(27/8/2013) | Last Updated: 10:38 IST(28/8/2013)

The Panjab University formally announced on Tuesday evening that the student council polls would be held on September 4. As for colleges, the voting day is the same, though the rest of the schedule can be slightly different. Campaigning is already in full swing, even as candidates have not yet been announced. Old warhorses SOPU and PUSU remain main contenders, but the NSUI, student wing of the Congress, has gained ground due to defections. In all, there are 12 countable groups in fray.

Nomination and scrutiny       Aug 30 (10-11am-noon)
First list of candidates             Aug 30 (1.30pm)
Objections, if any                 Aug 30 (2.30-4.30pm)
List display; withdrawal        Aug 31 (11.30am-1pm)
Final list of candidates              Aug 31 (3pm)
Voting                            Sept 4 (9.45am, for about an hour)
Count and results                Likely by 2pm, Sept 4

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