For the NSUI, which bagged posts of president and vice-president, it was a comeback after a series of defeats since 2012. For the last four years, the youth wing of the Congress had either won one seat or none at all.
JNUSU polls: Despite a close contest on the post of president, the Left was able to restrict ABVP to the second position. Last year too, in the aftermath of the February 9 incident in campus, the AISA-SFI combine had swept on all four seats.
The alliance won all seats at council with Vikas of MA 1st year, Abhishek Sharma of BSc 3rd year, Pardeep Sharma of BA 3rd year and Apurav Garg of BBA 2nd year winning the posts of president, vice-president, secretary and joint secretary respectively.
Kunde gave various tips to the party workers and asked them to work hard for the elections and also to take the ideology of ABVP to every single student of the campus.
“BJP leaders have beaten up men and women for going to pubs, have stereotyped women, questioned character of rape victims and have opposed inter-caste and inter-religion weddings,” National Students Union of India (NSUI) claimed in the statement.
Directed by journalist Vivek Sinha, the 36-minute-long documentary titled ‘Muzaffarnagar, Aakhir Kyon?’ tries to understand “why the riots took place, and concludes that it started with a case of sexual harassment which was deliberately communalised”.
Sunil Ambekar, National Organising Secretary of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, denies pressure from the Centre, claims the Left in India is different from in Nepal and China, insists the JNU incident was not about “curbing dissent” and talks about the new education policy
The ABVP has demanded that the UGC must look into the eligibility criteria of vice-chancellors and principals.
ABVP national secretary P Shyam Raj said that “Leftists and Congress workers” organised these parties only to “hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus”.
The case of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday by the Delhi High Court.
JNUSU President Mohit Kumar Pandey had on Tuesday called for a protest against “undemocratic” way in which the VC was making decisions.
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From Kaur to Zaira Wasim, those who’ve challenged authority or seemed to have ‘displeased’ it, have received hate threats and been forced into submission
Gurmehar Kaur said: “I’m withdrawing from the campaign. Congratulations everyone. I request to be left alone. “
Gurmehar Kaur, who is behind the ‘Not Afraid of ABVP’ campaign, added that no student organisation can take law and order into their hands.