DUSU Polls: ABVP Clinches 3 Major Posts; NSUI Settles For 1

ABVP won three of the four posts in the Delhi University Students Union Elections 2018.

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Questioning the Delhi University over its alleged silence on the procurement of EVMs used in DUSU elections, the Congress on Friday, 14 September demanded that fresh DUSU elections to be held with ballot papers.

On 13 September, The RSS-backed ABVP candidates Ankiv Baisoya, Shakti Singh and Jyoti Chaudhary have won the posts of president, vice president and joint secretary, while Congress' student wing NSUI’s Akash Choudhary settled for the post of secretary.

The leads are as follows:

Snapshot
  • ABVP’s Ankiv Baisoya won the post of president by a margin of 1,744 votes
  • ABVP’s Shakti Singh bagged the post of vice-president by a margin of 8,046 votes
  • NSUI’s Aakash Choudhary settled for the position of secretary. He won by a margin of 6,089 votes
  • ABVP’s Jyoti Chaudhary won the post of joint secretary by a margin of 4,972 votes
    The CYSS-AISA alliance was not able to bag any seats. AAP’s student wing CYSS had made a re-entry after two years of inactivity.

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4:17 PM , 14 Sep

Congress Demands Fresh DUSU Polls with Ballot Papers

Questioning the Delhi University over its alleged silence on the procurement of EVMs used in DUSU elections, the Congress on Friday, 14 September demanded that fresh DUSU elections to be held with ballot papers.

The party also questioned the poll panel over "privately sourced EVMs" used in the student body elections, adding that its demand for the last two years on the use of Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails in DUSU elections had been ignored.

(IANS)

1:25 AM , 14 Sep

DUSU President-Elect Vows to Fulfill Promises

The ABVP candidates who won the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections Thursday celebrated their victory and vowed to fulfil the promises made in their manifesto even as the sole NSUI winner alleged cheating in the results.

ABVP's Ankiv Basoya, who won the president's post is pursuing MA in Buddhist Studies.

"Our election manifesto said we would dedicate 50 per cent of the DUSU budget to women safety, so I will now work towards making the campus safer for women," he said.

He has been associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad since 2015.

10:53 PM , 13 Sep

BJP Chief Amit Shah Congratulates the Students

Amit Shah hails ABVP’s win as a verdict against divisive and opportunistic politics.

10:45 PM , 13 Sep

Results Don't Show the Mood of the Nation: NSUI

Speaking to The Quint, NSUI’s Akshay Lakra said, “I don't agree that this shows the mood of the students, everyone could see that the students were favouring NSUI. We have won the max seats in colleges and the post of secretary.”


Published: 11 Sep 2018, 10:13 PM IST