Jun 27, is now all set to effect sweeping changes in the execution of lyngdoh Committee Recommendation meant for the students’ union elections. Sep 6, Lyngdoh Committee Recommendations are perhaps the most cited phrases in DUSU politics today. To understand its importance and. The situation calls for an urgent discussion on the merits of the Lyngdoh. Committee recommendations. Report in Perspective. The issue of student politics has.
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They should be conducted between six to eight weeks from the start of the academic session. This rule may be relaxed in professional colleges where courses range between four and commuttee years. When did it submit its report?
Lyngdoh Committee: The Recommendations Which Have Remained Mere Recommendations
And the Supreme Court never took cognition lyhgdoh these primary violations. Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. Lovish One of the major and saddest truth about societies and DU You gave the news for what was posted by pinjratod.
The candidate shall also not have been subject to any disciplinary action lymgdoh the University authorities. Before this JNU was following its own mechanism with totally no intervention from the administration in choosing the students’ union leader. Hindustan Times Vijeata Balani vijeatab dubeat.
And wherever the elections are held, for instance in Delhi University or in Allahabad University, coommittee LCR prescribed ‘dos and don’ts’ never managed to eliminate the dominance of money-muscle power, which continued as before,” said Akbar Chawdhary, JNUSU president.
You can manage them any time from your browser settings. Candidates must be regular, full time students and NOT distance education students. The matter dragged in court for four years until JNU students finally agreed to hold the elections in after a five-point relaxation from the Lyngdoh reccommendations was given to them. The entire election process, from the date of filing nomination papers, campaigning and declaration of the results, should not exceed 10 days.
No printed posters, pamphlets will be allowed and only hand-made material will be permitted at places notified by the authorities. October 27 – October The political parties were completely barred from financing the elections of candidates of their affiliated student organisations as the students were only permitted to raise small funds from contribution among themselves.
All major parties reiterate this reasoning to escape legal action. November 3 – November 4. November 2 – November 3. Lyngdoh had, in his reportsuggested sweeping reforms to keep off the influence of political parties, money and muscle power from campus during student union elections — and the apex court adopted all the Lyngdoh proposals in recommenadtions triggering wild reactions from rogue student leaders.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. What is Lyngdoh committee? Candidates should have the minimum attendance of 75 per cent. A disappointing trend in India. The candidate shall not have a previous criminal record. In case of deemed universities and self-financed institutions, government servants may be appointed as observers.
JNU Students’ Elections and the Lyngdoh Recommendations : | Economic and Political Weekly
The candidates will be prohibited from canvassing within meters of polling stations, holding public meetings 24 hours before the end poll and the transport and conveyance of voters to and from polling stations.
Vijeata Balani Feb 25, There will be no appeal to caste or communal feelings for votes and places of worship will not be used for electoral propaganda. To keep anti-social elements away from the campus politics, any student with a criminal record, which included trial in a case or a conviction, a misdemeanor, or being subjected to any disciplinary action by university authorities, would not be eligible to contest.
Processions, public meetings etc.
Contestants will refrain from criticism of all aspects of private life not of other candidates. They would also not have been subject to any disciplinary action by university authorities. The committee suggested three modes for such indirect elections.
Appointed by the apex court last year, the Lyngdoh panel, in fecommendations efforts to restrain undesirable elements from spoiling the campus peace during elections, had recommended the minimum and maximum age of 17 to 22 comittee, respectively, for undergraduate students and a minimum age of 24 years for postgraduate students to be eligible to vote.
A candidate must have 75 per cent attendance. He added that LCR was selectively used to impose its rigid criteria to curb democratic models as in case of JNU students’ union elections. Other reservations include the reduction of the campaign time from a month to a week and curb on expenditure allowed for the poll campaign. To cleverly counter this, parties have been releasing posters that misspell the name of its candidate but allow it to be distinguished back to the party as well.
They were also opposed to the presumed succumbing of various students outfits after the five-point relaxation in Lyngdoh committee report. B may be termed as the first rough draft of DU history.
PTI Before this JNU was following its own mechanism with totally no intervention from the administration in choosing the students’ union leader. Primarily, the students are against the intervention of JNU administration in the elections. It said larger universities with widespread campuses could allow individual colleges to constitute their own representative bodies, recommehdations would further elect representatives to the apex university body.
Candidates will not have criminal records i. This is likely to bring back the memories of a four year impasse between the students and administration from during which no student leader was elected in the varsity in protest against the Lyngdoh committee recommendations. Life sucks, we know.