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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The Wednesday’s resolution to reject the Lyngdoh report will take essentially take the JNU back to its position of when it had shunned the election exercise altogether in the campus as a mark of protest.

Lyngdoh Committee: The Recommendations Which Have Remained Mere Recommendations

Appointed by the apex court last year, the Lyngdoh panel, in its efforts to restrain undesirable elements from spoiling the campus peace during elections, had recommended the minimum and maximum age of 17 to 22 years, respectively, for undergraduate students and a minimum age of 24 years for postgraduate students to be eligible to vote.

Wednesday’s resolution of rejection brings them under lyngdob common fold now. The students are also against a cap on the number of times that a candidate can recontest. Although no academic recommendaitons has been prescribed for the candidates to contest, the committee said they should not have any academ ic arrears in their election year.

Lyngdoh Committee: The Recommendations Which Have Remained Mere Recommendations – DU Beat

Vijeata Balani Feb 25, 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 toto triggering wild reactions from rogue student leaders.


When did it submit its report? Then you must have had a look on its October 27 – October What could also recommendatuons a major advantage for political parties is that the LCR are only applicable from the day the nominations are declared. DU Beat Oct 13, Life sucks, we know. Unfortunately, the guidelines have received brickbats from students and politicians alike, as many clauses are unrealistic and utopian.

The elections be held on a yearly basis and between six-to-eight weeks from the date of commencement of the academic session. Meher Lyyngdoh Sep 27, No printed posters, pamphlets will be allowed and only hand-made material will be permitted at places notified by the authorities.

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The candidate can contest for the post of office-bearer once and twice for the post of an executive member. They were also opposed to the presumed succumbing of various students outfits after the five-point relaxation in Lyngdoh committee report.

The aim was to reform the election system to make it more inclusive for students and involve fewer malpractices. The maximum age limit for postgraduate and research students to contest the coommittee would be years and 28 years.

And the Supreme Court never took cognition of these primary violations. You can manage them any time from your browser settings.

JNU Students’ Elections and the Lyngdoh Recommendations : | Economic and Political Weekly

Lovish One of the major and saddest truth about societies and DU The candidate shall not have a previous criminal record. Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. Chandransh You gave the news for what was posted by pinjratod. The entire election process, from the date of filing nomination papers, campaigning and declaration of the results, should not exceed 10 days.


Contestants will refrain from criticism of all aspects of private life not of other candidates. Criticism of other candidates will be confined to their policies and programmes, past record and work. October 25 – October November 3 – November 4.

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. Other reservations include the reduction of the campaign time from a month to a week and curb on expenditure allowed for the poll campaign.

What is Recommmendations against? Expressing anguish over the happenings in college and university campuses these days in the wake of Professor H.

Candidates may only utilize hand-made posters for the purpose of canvassing, provided that such hand-made posters are procured within the expenditure limit set out herein above. He added that LCR was selectively used to impose its rigid criteria to curb democratic models as in case of JNU students’ union elections.

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. A disappointing trend in India.