ABVP Candidates for the forthcoming DUSU elections at the manifesto release during a presser in the capital New Delhi on monday. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal New Delhi 050916

DUSU Polls: ABVP wins 3 seats, NSUI 1

ABVP has secured three and  NSUI one out of the four seats in the Students Union elections of Delhi University. 

Amit Tanwar (ABVP) has bagged the post of the President, Priyanka Chabri (ABVP)  the post of the Vice President and Ankit Sangwan (ABVP) the post of the Secretary. Mohit Garid from NSUI secured for his party the post of the Joint Secretary.

Amit Tanwar, elected president for the session 2016-2017 has been actively involved with ABVP for the past four years. He is currently pursuing M.A. in Hindi from PGDAV college.

Priyanka Chabri was one of the three women standing up for the post of the Vice president. This year saw a significant number of women in the DUSU elections. Four out of the seven candidates for the post of the President and three out of five candidates for the post of Vice President were women.

The voter turnout had been low especially among the North Campus colleges. On Friday, the morning turnout was approximately 33%, significantly lower than last year’s overall turnout of 43.3%. It was reportedly the lowest in comparison with the last five years. Voting had taken place in two phases across the university on Friday.

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With inputs from Indian Express

Tooba Towfiq
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