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After HC Order, JNUSU Results Declared: A Left Sweep Once Again

A total of 14 candidates are in the fray for the keenly contested elections. The results will be out by 8 September.

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Newly-elected JNU Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh celebrates after the announcement of the results on 17 September. 
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Hours after the Delhi High Court permitted the JNU election committee (EC) to declare the results of the students' union polls, the body on Tuesday, 17 September announced that the Left Unity won all the four central panel posts in the election.

SFI's Aishe Ghosh has been elected as the JNUSU president with 2,313 votes, defeating ABVP's Manish Jangid, who got 1,128 votes.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Delhi HC permitted the EC to declare the results of the polls held on 6 September, and allowed the administration to notify them in accordance with Lyngdoh Committee recommendations.

The court had earlier restrained the varsity from notifying the election results till 17 September.

Snapshot
  • The court on Tuesday clarified that declaration and notification of the results will be subject to further orders passed by the Grievance Redressal Committee
  • The court passed the order while disposing petitions by two students
  • While one student alleged that his nomination was illegally rejected for election as councillor, the other said the EC reduced the number of seats for the post
  • The polls witnessed a 67.9 percent voter turnout, believed to be the highest in seven years.
  • In last year’s elections too, the Left Unity won all the four central panel seats
2:44 PM, 17 Sep
KEY EVENT

JNUSU Results: Final Tally

President

  • Aishe Ghosh (Left Unity): 2,313
  • Manish Jangid (ABVP): 1,128
  • Jitendra Suna (BAPSA): 1,121

Vice President

  • Saket Moon (Left): 3,365
  • Shruti Agnihotri (ABVP): 1,335

General Secretary

  • Satish Chandra Yadav (Left): 2,518
  • Sabareesh PA (ABVP): 1,355
  • Waseem RS (BAPSA): 1,232

Joint Secretary

  • Md Danish (Left): 3,295
  • Sumanta Kumar Sahu (ABVP): 1,508
2:25 PM, 17 Sep

Left Sweeps JNU Students' Union Polls Once Again

Hours after the Delhi High Court permitted the JNU election committee to declare the results of the students' union polls, the body on Tuesday announced that the Left Unity won all the four central panel posts in the election.

SFI's Aishe Ghosh has been elected as the JNUSU president with 2,313 votes, defeating ABVP's Manish Jangid, who got 1,128 votes.

8:12 AM, 17 Sep

JNU Permitted to Notify Result of JNUSU Elections

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday permitted the JNU election committee to declare the results of the students union polls held on September 6.

Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva also allowed the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration to notify the poll results in accordance with Lyngdoh committee recommendations.

The court had restrained the varsity from notifying the election results till 17 September.

It passed the order on Tuesday while disposing two petitions by two students, who had alleged that their nomination for polls were illegally rejected for election as councillor of JNUSU.

9:11 AM, 08 Sep

After 5050 votes, Left Unity Leads the Race for President

After counting of 5,050 ballots out of 5,762 votes, Left Unity’s Aishe Ghosh leads the race for President with 2,069 votes. There’s a close contest between BAPSA’s Jitendra Suna with 985 votes and ABVP’s Manish Jangid with 981 votes.

For the post of Vice-President, Left Unity’s Saket Moon is in the lead with 3,028 votes and ABVP’s Shruti Agnihotri with 1,165 votes. In the race for General Secretary, Left Unity’s Satish Chandra Yadav is in the lead with 2,228 votes and BAPSA’s Waseem RS trails with 1,070.

Left Unity’s Md. Danish leads the race for the post of Joint Secretary with 2,938 votes and ABVP’s Sumanta Kumar Sahu has 1,310.


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