Imphal: Imphal West superintendent of police Ksh. Shivakanta has appealed the college students to maintain peace and tranquillity while conducting college election and to maintain a conductive academic atmosphere.
The senior police officer was speaking in presence of reporters at his conference hall on Thursday. He said some information has received that in view of the college student’s union election for the academic session 2022-2023 there are instances of fights at different locations, heated arguments between student groups and even possibility of becoming violent election process.
In the last few days some instances were occurred where the said election nomination forms were snatched by one group from another, kidnapping of students belonging to one group by another, group fight between students at Keishampat Thouda Babok Leikai, Imphal West, scuffling at AMSU office between different groups, fight between two student groups at Manipur College, Singjamei and others, he added.
He said such scenario could affect the new comer college students of first semester and can bring a non-conducive academic atmosphere. Students are advised to adhere to latest government order in connection with the Student’s Union Election so to ensure a peaceful academic environment, said Shivakanta.
Last date of filing nomination for the Student’s Union election was on Wednesday, scrutiny was conducted on Thursday and the election was scheduled to conduct on October 6.