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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SC orders Lyngdoh rule on the campus.

All major parties reiterate this reasoning to escape legal action. 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.

Lyngdoh Committee: The Recommendations Which Have Remained Mere Recommendations

A disappointing trend in India. The Lyngdoh Committee was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD in as per the direction of the Supreme Court to reform students’ union elections and to get rid of money and muscle power in student politics. The elections be held on a yearly basis and between six-to-eight weeks from the date of commencement of the academic session. October 25 – October November 2 – November 3. Candidates should have the minimum attendance of 75 per cent.

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.

PTI 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 recommenndations Lyngdoh committee recommendations. Then you must have had a look on its 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.


The maximum age limit for postgraduate and research students to contest the elections would be years and 28 years. What happened after that? Unfortunately, the guidelines have received brickbats from students and politicians alike, as many clauses are unrealistic and utopian. B may be termed as the first rough draft of DU history.

Wednesday’s resolution of rejection brings them under recommendatins common fold now. Probably the most flouted clause in the recommendations, parties spend as much as lakhs to print countless pamphlets and hoardings that can be seen across the campus.

Once you are 18 we promise to show you this content but not till then! What is JNU against?

This Is Why JNU Is Rejecting Lyngdoh Committee’s Guidelines On Student Elections… Again!

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. Hindustan Times Vijeata Balani vijeatab dubeat.

Up until that day, parties can freely distribute pamphlets urging students to join their organisation. DU Beat Sep 28, 0. Prachi Mehra Mar 11, There will be no appeal to caste or communal feelings for votes and places of worship will not be used for electoral propaganda. The aim was to reform the election system to make it more inclusive for students and involve fewer malpractices.

Lyngdoh Committee Recommendations

Processions, public meetings etc. Life sucks, we know. November 3 – November 4. You gave the news for what was posted by pinjratod. 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. This rule may eecommendations relaxed in professional colleges where courses range between four and five years.

The students are also against a cap on the number of times that a candidate can recontest. Expressing anguish over the happenings in college and university campuses these days in the wake of Professor H. The panel further said the relaxation in the age limit would be given appropriately in professional colleges, where the courses often range between four and five years, and for research students in universities, it had been specified at 28 years.


He added that LCR was selectively used to impose its rigid criteria to curb democratic models as in case of JNU students’ union elections. 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.

The political parties lyngdooh 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.

The candidate shall not have a previous criminal record. Rrcommendations candidate shall be permitted to make use of printed posters, printed pamphlets, or any other printed material for the purpose of canvassing. You can manage them any time from your browser settings.

It said larger universities with widespread campuses could allow individual colleges to constitute their own representative bodies, which would further elect representatives to the apex university body. Apr 14, at The candidate can contest for the post of office-bearer once and twice for the post of an executive member.

In the same year the Supreme Court ordered that the Lyngdoh Committee reccommendations be implemented in the Students’ Union elections to establish accountability, transparency and discipline. They were also opposed to the presumed succumbing of various students outfits after the five-point relaxation in Lyngdoh committee report.

And the Supreme Court recokmendations took cognition of these primary violations.

Primarily, the students are against the intervention of JNU administration in the elections. Reuters Some of the major recommendations of the committee were: