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DUSU Election Results 2019: ABVP bags President, VP and Joint secretary seats, secretary post goes to NSUI

The post of president, vice president and joint secretary has been won by the ABVP candidates, while the NSUI candidate clinched the secretary post in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections.

education Updated: Sep 13, 2019 16:55 IST
Kainat Sarfaraz
Kainat Sarfaraz
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
(L-R) ABVP candidates Pradeep Tanwar (vice president) , Akshit Dhaiya (president) and Shivangi Kharwal (Joint Secretary) posing for photographs after winning the DUSU elections at Police lines Kingsway Camp.
(L-R) ABVP candidates Pradeep Tanwar (vice president) , Akshit Dhaiya (president) and Shivangi Kharwal (Joint Secretary) posing for photographs after winning the DUSU elections at Police lines Kingsway Camp. (Sanchit Khanna/HT photo)
         

Maintaining status quo, students of Delhi University have voted Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) to three of the four central panel posts of the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) on Friday. While ABVP candidates have won the president, vice president and joint secretary’s post, Congress affiliated National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) has won the secretary’s post.

Akshit Dahiya, Pradeep Tanwar and Shivangi Kherwal from ABVP have clinched the president, vice president and joint secretary post respectively. NSUI’s Ashish Lamba has won on the post of secretary securing 20,934 votes.

NSUI candidate, Ashish Lamba, newly elected secretary after winning DUSU elections at Police lines, Kingsway camp in New Delhi.
NSUI candidate, Ashish Lamba, newly elected secretary after winning DUSU elections at Police lines, Kingsway camp in New Delhi. ( Sanchit Khanna/HT )

The elections for the four central panel posts and college union was held on Thursday. Of the 1.3 lakh eligible voters, 39.99% voters had cast their votes.

Speaking to reporters outside the counting centre, Ashish Lamba, said, “This is a win because we went amid students and brought forward their genuine problems. We will work to ensure there’s same fee for same course across all DU colleges.”

“We have won on three positions. The margin of win on presidential post is the highest in recent times at over 19,000. This shows that students’ trust on ABVP is high,” said Monika Chaudhary, ABVP national media convener.

First Published: Sep 13, 2019 15:47 IST