Placing up posters on the partitions contained in the Delhi College campus might now show expensive because the varsity has determined to take strict motion in opposition to these defacing them, together with charging compensation or asking the perpetrators to color the partitions themselves, officers stated.
Officers stated regardless of having “democracy partitions” – devoted areas supplied by the administration to stick marketing campaign materials – within the college, posters particularly ‘vote for’ ones dot the campus.
The state of affairs worsens in the course of the Delhi College Pupil Union elections when events attempt to cowl the whole wall with posters, they stated.
In a notification issued on Thursday, DU Proctor Rajni Abbi highlighted that “sure parts” are “defacing” the partitions of the campus.
She warned that strict motion shall be taken in opposition to these whose posters and names are discovered pasted or painted on the partitions.
The official identified that defacing of partitions is being completed at a time when developments are happening for the beautification of the college.
“…That is the centenary 12 months of the College of Delhi and we’re celebrating it. You have to have all seen the current growth happening within the College like the development of roads, pavements and whitewashing of boundary partitions.
“We would like our college to look lovely. However there are particular parts that are defacing the partitions of this College,” the notification learn.
Ms Abbi famous that the defacement of partitions is in opposition to the Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 2007 and Part 397 of the MCD Act.
“Strict motion shall be taken in opposition to all whose posters and names are discovered pasted or painted on the partitions. They might even should pay compensation or get the partitions painted once more,” the notification added.
When requested how the varsity will make sure the precise perpetrators are punished, Abbi stated correct investigation shall be carried out earlier than holding them accountable.
“I do know there’s a chance that someone else would possibly put up the posters of another person to sabotage their picture however we are going to take motion solely after correct investigations,” stated Ms Abbi, including that everybody must take accountability for sustaining the varsity.
Requested about candidates altering the spellings of their names on posters to flee punishment, Ms Abbi stated, “We’ll maintain the right probe. They are going to be see their nomination and can observe them down.”
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