Puttur: The election of the students’ council 2015-2016 of St Philomena College was held on June 27th, 2015.
In order to give an idea of the election, students were asked to assemble at the Silver Jubilee Hall of the college.
Prof. Ganesh Bhat, Student Welfare Officer provided guidelines to the students about the election procedures.
Prof. Leo Norohna, Principal while addressing the gathering said, “The student council election is conducted to foster the democratic principles of the constitution. The election should unite and not divide. There is no ruling or opposition party, each one of you should work together as a team for the betterment of the student community and the college.
He further said, “With the support of the dedicated staff, disciplined and creative students the college can surely achieve its goal.
Bharathi Rai, Student Welfare Officer compered the programme.
Candidates were given an opportunity to speak to further their candidature. Each one of them put forward their ideas and vision for the students’ council 2015-2016.
Following were the candidates:
President – Hadley Wilson Gonsalves of lll B.com and Manilchand D. P of lll BSW
Secretary – Ibrahim Billal lll BBM and Yatheesh Kumar lll B.Sc.
Joint Secretary – Shiksha Shetty of lll B.B.M and Elezebeth Sebastian of lll B.Sc
The formal function ended with the vote of thanks delivered by the Master of Ceremony, Prof. Ganesh Bhat.
The students exercised their franchise in their respective class rooms under supervision of the lectures and the election officers. After the counting of votes Hadley Wilson Gonsalves was elected as the President, Ibrahim Billal was elected as the Secretary and Shiksha Shetty was elected as the Joint Secretary.
Elected representatives delivered their thanks giving speech to the students.