The soapbox for the candidates for Cultural Secretaries, Pradeep Pai B and Subba Reddy G, took place on Day 2 of the Institute Soapboxes
The Day 1 of the Institute Soapbox held on March 6 saw the candidates for the positions of Research Affairs Secretary and International &
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The Chief Election Officer Prof. Benny Raphael on Monday announced that the deadline for nominations for 69 vacant positions is October 18th at 5 PM.
By Ruchir and Sanket The Institute Sports Secretary Soapbox was held on the final day of the Institute Soapboxes. The candidates contesting this year
The Students General Secretary Soapbox was the second soapbox on Day 2 of the Institute Soapboxes, held on 9 March. It was preceded by the soapbox for the Hostel Affairs Secretary, which had a single running candidate. The contesting SGS candidates this year are Sai Kiran G L and Dheeraj Kumar Reddy. As per standard Soapbox procedure, the candidates presented their manifestos and corresponding visions for the Institute.
The second day of Soapbox began with the unanimous candidate for Hostel Affairs Secretary, Ashwanth Monian, a third year student from the Department of Chemical Engineering. It is to be noted that the event had a very low turnout, and the turnout mainly comprised of the candidate’s team. Thus the candidate finished speaking about his vision for his tenure as HAS in approximately 10 minutes, understandably so, due to the lack of audience members who weren’t already acquainted with his manifesto.
By Anshuman and Ruchir The International and Alumni Relations Secretary Soapbox was the third soapbox on Day 1 of the Institute Soapboxes, held on
“With the election season underway in full swing, Wednesday marked the return of the annual soapboxes, albeit with a slight variation in the format. In this new format, candidates facing a contest would battle it out against one another while unanimous candidates would be engaged in a discussion with the anchor. Questions from the Executive Council Members and the GSB would follow.”
Following a nail-biting election, Aditya U was elected as the Cultural Secretary (Arts) for the academic year of 2015-16. His manifesto is unlike the CulSec (Lit), in the manner that while most of Koushik’s points are easily quantifiable, Aditya has focused more on improving the quality of LitSoc and Saarang