High Court Stayed Lucknow University Students Union (LUSU) Polls 2012

Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today stayed the elections of Lucknow University Students Union Election
(LUSU), which were scheduled for October 15 today Thu Oct 04 2012

student challenged the rule which says that the permissible age limit to contest elections shall be calculated as on the date of nomination. Otherwise, the age as on the date of commencement of academic session is taken into consideration for all purposes, he said

His counsel Prashant Singh Atal said ordinarily, the age as on the date of commencement of academic session is taken into consideration for all purposes. But, as a result of this rule, the petitioner had become overage to contest the election.

A bench comprising Justices Uma Nath Singh and Virendra Kumar Dixit passed the order on a petition of Hemant Singh, a student, who challenged the rule which says that the permissible age limit to contest elections shall be calculated as on the date of nomination.

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