FSU polls held in three major Valley campuses

Kathmandu, March 30:

Amid tight security, the Free Students’ Union election was held in a peaceful manner at Nepal Law Campus, Nepal Humanities Campus and Padma Kanya Campus in the capital today. Hundreds of policemen were deployed to ensure peaceful polls at the colleges. Police had barred the public from entering Bagbazar and Bhrikuti Mandap areas during the polling hours. Students enthusiastically participated in the voting. Cadres of different student unions were seen singing and dancing in front of Nepal Humanities Campus at Bhrikuti Mandap.

Of 8,218 students at NHC, only 4,149 cast their votes. Out of 1,517 students enrolled at Nepal Law Campus, 1,174 cast their votes. The counting of votes began at the NHC and law campus at 8:30 pm.

In PK, vote counting was concluded at around 9 pm. Though leftist student unions had boycotted the polls at PK, their joint presidential candidate secured 127 votes, a source said. NSU’s Lal Kumari Pokhrel was elected FSU president at PK with 1,291 votes.

Meanwhile, vote counting resumed at TU central campus

at 6 pm today.