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DUSU Election 2018 Results Highlights; ABVP wins three seats, Congress bags one

DUSU Election 2018 Results Highlights; ABVP wins three seats, Congress bags one
Written by Abhishek Lohia

The counting for the DUSU polls has been begun at 8.30 am on Thursday. Polling took place at 52 centers in the colleges, where as many as 1.35 lakh voters have been involved in deciding the fate of 23 candidates in the DUSU polls. In 2018 DUSU Election candidates for the post of Joint Secretary are- Jyoti Chaudhary (ABVP), Saurabh Yadav (NSUI), Sreejith K (SFI), Sunny Tanwar (CYSS-AISA). While for the post of Joint Secretary- Sudhir Dedha (ABVP), Aakash Choudhary (NSUI), Chandra Mani Dev (CYSS-AISA), Subash Bhatt (SFI) are in the fray.  The college-wise results show that the mood of the students, many of whom opined that they vote based on a candidates reputation, than his or her ideological bent.

DUSU Polls 2018 LIVE Updates

6:15 PM IST- After six rounds of counting, NSUI is ahead on the president, secretary seats while ABVP is ahead on vice-president, joint secretary posts as counting of votes for the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections continues.

6:00 PM IST-  ABVP won in various colleges, including Hindu College, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Kirori Mal College, Bhagat Singh (Morning), Zakir Hussain (Morning), Dyal Singh (morning) colleges in Wednesday’s poll.

5:55 PM IST- Counting of votes resumes

Counting has started from 7th round now,  DUSU election committee spokesperson Pinky Sharma said.

5:45 PM IST- In a statement, the NSUI said, “NSUI was winning the DUSU election after six rounds when the EVMs magically started malfunctioning. One EVM showed votes on secretary post on ballot number 10 when there are only eight candidates. EVM also showed zero votes for NSUI candidate. It is clear that any further counting on these EVMs has no credibility and we demand that our candidates are declared winners immediately.”

5:40 PM IST- A total of 10 rounds of counting is still left.

5:00 PM IST- Counting of votes which was suspended due to fault in EVMs to resume in next half an hour: Official

11:45 AM IST- The NSUI said it is considered the DUSU polls as an “election of prestige”. The ABVP is using the elections to promote the BJP’s schemes on campus.

11:35 AM IST- The counting of DUSU elections was put on hold as an EVM machine is not functioning properly

11:30 AM IST- After a poor performance in 2015, the student wing of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), has joined the fray this year by partnering with leftist group All India Students’ Association (AISA), affiliated with CPI-Marxist-Leninist

11:00 AM IST- NSUI wins president’s post in Zakir Hussain Evening College

The NSUI’s presidential candidate in Zakir Hussain Evening College has won with the lead of more then 250 votes. AISA’s candidate Nabiya Alam won on central councillor Post in Zakir Husain Delhi College.

 Candidates contesting for the vice-president’s post

  • Shakti Singh (ABVP)
  • Leena (NSUI)
  • Anshika Singh (AISA-CYSS)
  • Deepak (INSO)
  • Neelanjita Biswas (SFI)

Candidates in fray for post of president

  • Ankiv Baisoya (ABVP) (MA Buddhist Studies)
  • Sunny Chillar (NSUI) (BA Sanskrit, Shivaji college)
  • Abhigyan (CYSS-AISA) (BA political science, Ramjas)
  • Akashdeep tripathi (SFI) (MA Buddhist studies)
  • Preeti Chauhan ((INSO) (BA Programme, Shivaji college)

DUSU Election result 2018: College Wise List

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has won 71 seats in 19 colleges. The RSS-affiliated party won in various colleges, including Hindu College, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Kirori Mal College, Bhagat Singh (Morning), Zakir Hussain (Morning), Dyal Singh (morning) colleges in Wednesday’s poll. The National Students’ Union Of India (NSUI) won 75 seats in 20 colleges. They won in Sri Venkateswara College, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, Aryabhatta College, Zakir Hussain College, among others.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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