Is the DUSU Election Turning Into a Circus Sideshow?

Another year, and another election in Delhi University. But the students have had enough.

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For the first time in many years, the Delhi University student elections will be a three-cornered contest with the Aam Aadmi Party’s CYSS taking on the BJP-run ABVP and Congress-run NSUI.

But students believe nothing has changed.

The urgent need to increase hostels in DU has been the oldest and longest standing issue on every party’s agenda, but nothing much has happened.

The general feeling in the campus, thus, is one of exasperated annoyance. Students seem to unanimously feel that important issues have been overlooked in favour of showiness and advertising. They think elections are not only useless, but also a menace. Are the parties listening?

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