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University group bags three dean posts; 5 secys elected unopposed

A day after Navdeep Goyal-led alliance emerged victorious in the Panjab University (PU) syndicate elections by securing nine out of 15 seats, the election of deans and secretaries of eight faculties of the varsity took place on Saturday.

punjab Updated: Dec 20, 2015 12:31 IST
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Navdeep Goyal
The elections of deans and secretaries of the faculty of law, medical sciences and dairying, animal husbandry and agriculture were held on Friday. (HT Photo)

A day after Navdeep Goyal-led alliance emerged victorious in the Panjab University (PU) syndicate elections by securing nine out of 15 seats, the election of deans and secretaries of eight faculties of the varsity took place on Saturday.

The elections of deans and secretaries of the faculty of law, medical sciences and dairying, animal husbandry and agriculture were held on Friday. While four deans were elected unopposed on Saturday, elections were held for the other posts.

The university group managed to bag three posts of dean. The candidates include Ronki Ram, who was elected as the dean of the faculty of arts with a margin of 47 votes, NR Sharma from the faculty of education and Kuldeep Singh, who got elected as the dean of faculty of design and fine arts with 15 votes, leaving behind Harpreet Singh Dua who was elected as the syndicate member on Friday.

Pankaj Malviya was elected unopposed the dean of the faculty of languages, while in the faculty of sciences, Praveen Rishi was elected unopposed. Similarly, in the faculty of engineering and technology and pharmaceutical sciences, Meenakshi Goyal and Anupam Sharma became the deans unopposed. In the faculty of business management and commerce, Karamjeet Singh securing 54 votes to win the elections.

The deans and secretaries will serve the term from February 1, 2016, to January 31, 2017.