Clear all defaced walls in next 36 hours, DU tells students
New Delhi: In a bid to keep the college campus clean of litter and graffiti ahead of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, the proctor's office as well as DUSU election office has released a notice to clean the defaced walls within 36 hours.
According to the press statement, "The Proctor's office as well as DUSU election office (2017-18) have received many complaints about defacement of public and private properties by pasting posters, putting banners, writing on the walls etc. about DUSU election, all over the city."
"Besides, cavalcades of vehicles (more than four) with banners have been observed moving within the campus as well as adjoining areas. These are gross violations of the Code of Conduct for DUSU elections, Lyngdoh Committee recommendations and NGT Order," the statement reads.
The stakeholders hace to clean within 36 hours of this notification, failing which action will be taken as per the extant rules, including nonacceptance of candidature, cancellation of nominations or even countermanding of election. However, this year, the committee has decided to allow broadcast of speeches by the respective candidates on its website and on DU community radio as well.
To curb the misuses of DU property, the proctor office lodged a complaint against the students/organisation at Maurice Nagar Police Station while stating that some students are defacing the wall in the campus by writing slogans and putting up posters by encroaching the "Wall of Democracy".
"Although we have devised our own mechanism to remover, still some miscreants are defacing the walls," official said.
"We welcomed this notification and that is why NSUI has released its digital notification and is prominently active on social media," said Neeraj Mishra, the NSUI spokesperson.