Students who voted to make Shekhawat DUSU secretary said they felt “cheated”.
“Even though everyone told us that no change was possible since FYUP has already been implemented, we continued our struggle against it.”
A mass contact programme was also initiated by the BJP. Sources said 50 colleges of DU were targeted for the contact programmes.
Mohit Nagar was elected president of DUSU while Pravesh Malik won the elections for vice president’s post.
Last year ABVP had won the posts of president, vice-president and joint secretary while NSUI had managed to capture only secretary’s post.
This year, voter turnout saw a marginal dip — from 56 per cent in 2013 to 55 per cent.
In the last DU election, ABVP had bagged the posts of president, vice-president and joint secretary.
Dewan feels that the discourse should move beyond communal lines.
The document also carry collages of photographs from the anti-FYUP protests led by ABVP activists.
Parvesh Malik, the vice-president nominee, blames rival students’ groups on campus.
For the post of the secretary, ABVP has picked Kanika Shekawat, another postgraduate student.
The NSUI, on the other hand, claimed they started the campaign in 2012.
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Various organisations and pressure groups, including the ABVP and NSUI, had earlier led protests to demand scrapping of the C-SAT paper.
The ABVP had written a letter to Mascaranhas almost four days ago. A copy of the letter was also sent to police commissioner.