DUSU election results 2017: In a major comeback, Congress-backed student wing National Students Union of India (NSUI) won the two top posts of President and Vice-President in the Delhi University Student’s Union (DUSU) elections.
DUSU election results: A total of 43 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the polls held on Tuesday. According to the professors who kept the track of the elections, far flung colleges recorded a poor voting percentage, whereas the on-campus colleges had a healthy voter turnout.
DUSU polls: This is the second time in a row that the ABVP has won all the four posts in the DUSU elections
The newest entrant in the fray has turned the traditional DUSU calculations on its head with the contest this year set to be a “triangular” one as against the earlier two-sided affair involving NSUI and ABVP.
Under a campaign called “Sadda Haq”, the party will release pamphlets of “rights” that students should demand from the university, the state government and the Central government.
Kejriwal said the government planned to launch the “Higher Education Credit Guarantee Scheme”, a loan scheme for students, by handing out the first cheque on September 8.
However, the party has decided to refrain from announcing the posts for which the candidates will be contesting for.
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Mohit Nagar was elected president of DUSU while Pravesh Malik won the elections for vice president’s post.
In a bid to poach voters, students flashed placards and distributed pamphlets outside Vishwavidyalaya Metro station.
DUSU is the representative body of the students from most colleges and faculties of the varsity.
In the last DU election, ABVP had bagged the posts of president, vice-president and joint secretary.
The results of the DUSU polls were announced on Saturday a day after Modi was declared BJPs PM candidate.
Organisations blame rivals for putting up posters,Delhi University authorities say they informed police.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today congratulated the victorious NSUI candidates in Delhi University Students Union polls and said the election outcome reflected people’s support for Congress.