FSU election process affected in east

Damak, March 15:

Classes in several colleges in eastern Nepal were affected today after the Sanghiya Students’ Union padlocked the campuses, demanding the implementation of proportional poll system in the upcoming Free Students’ Union polls.

With the padlocking, classes and FSU poll process at different colleges in eastern districts, including Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari and Ilam have been affected.

The SSU students padlocked Urlabari Campus, Pathari Campus and Sukuna Multiple Campus in Morang district today. “The Sukuna Multiple Campus at Indrapur in Morang was padlocked again today after the security personnel unlocked it,” SSU secretary Lok Sagar Samba said, adding they had a minor scuffle with security personnel during the process.

They also padlocked Mahendra Multiple Campus and Hattisar Campus in Sunsari; Damak Multiple Campus, Kankai Campus and Mechi Multiple Campus in Jhapa, according to SSU general secretary Chandra Gopal Chemjong. Chemjong said classes at Gauradaha Multiple Campus and Gaurijung Campus in Jhapa were also disrupted.

The SSU has warned of disrupting the FSU polls, if proportional system were not implemented

in colleges in Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Dhankuta, Terhathum, Sankhuwasabha, Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung districts.