On Jan 5, Wednesday night, election violence broke between boarders of Mahendra Nath Deka Phukan (MNDP) Hostel and Seetanath Brahma Chowdhury (SNBC) boys’ hostel of Cotton University. The brawl erupted as a result of the Student Union Election results, which were announced earlier in the day.
About the violence impact
After the battle broke out between two groups of students following the election, at least ten Cotton University students were hurt and admitted to hospital.
The incident occurred on Wednesday night, and police were dispatched to the scene to maintain control.
According to reports, police used lathi charges, injuring many people.
All of the injured people were sent to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital for treatment.
Brief on the election
Abhishek Mahanta received 1359 votes for the position of General Secretary.
According to reports, 58.3 percent of eligible voters cast ballots. The election included a total of 45 contestants.