Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members bagged all the major posts in the Magadh University Students’ Union (Musu) elections conducted recently. The results were declared on February 23.
Ramanand Kumar was declared the president, Amit Kumar bagged the vice-president’s post and Dipak Kumar became the secretary. Rahul Kumar was elected the joint secretary and the treasurer’s post went to Amit Kumar.
The election was conducted at 44 constituent colleges in Gaya, Aurangabad, Jehanabad, Nalanda, Nawada and Patna according to the Lyngdoh Committee recommendations.
The ABVP has won 68 posts of students’ representatives as well as posts of 20 college presidents. The JD(U) students’ wing won 36 posts of university representatives. Explaining his plan of action, Musu president Ramanand Kumar said: “There is shortage of teachers in the varsity. The newly elected office-bearers will request the university authorities to get the vacant posts of teachers filled.”
After waiting for nearly six years, students of Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) finally got the opportunity to attend the institute’s first convocation. Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir gave them the degrees.
Kabir said: “For law students, SSC means Supreme Court Cases but for me it is sincerity, sensitivity, caring, compassion and commitment.”
He also had a few tips for budding lawyers, advising them about how they should behave.
During the function, students graduating from the institute in session 2006-11 and 2007-12 were conferred with degrees and gold medals. Eight students were given gold medals, along with 171 students getting degrees.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar announced that a sports complex would be constructed on the CNLU campus.
CNLU vice-chancellor A. Lakshminath said: “This university is a dream project of the chief minister. The idea behind setting up the varsity was that students who wanted to take up law as a profession have an institution in Bihar where they can study.”
Art captures hearts
Medics competed with students of art at a T-shirt designing and photography contest at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on February 23.
Students of the PMCH and Nalanda Medical College and Hospital competed with their counterparts from College of Arts and Crafts.
Sri Arvind Mahila College has joined hands with a non-government organisation, Rahat — the Relief, to impart karate lessons to its students.
College principal Asha Singh said: “The classes would be held twice a week. Students would have to pay a nominal fee of Rs 80 per month. Those who cannot afford to pay will be trained for free.”
The fashion designing department of Patna Women’s College organised a four-day exhibition, Panorama-2013, on the institute premises on February 16.
Students sold the products at a fair organised on the Patliputra grounds from February 21 to February 25.