DUSU election 2019: ABVP bags 3 seats, Amit Shah says victory reflects new India committed to national reconstruction

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Updated:Sep 13, 2019 8:50:07 pm

DUSU election results 2019: Counting of votes for elections for four central panel posts is underway. Voting was held on 52 polling centres put up at various colleges of Delhi University on Thursday.

DUSU polls 2019, DUSU election results, DUSU resultsBJP President Amit Shah congratulated ABVP winners. (PTI)

DUSU election 2019 results: RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has swept DUSU election 2019 winning three of four top seats. The Congress-backed National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) has taken remaining one position. While the ABVP has won three – President, Vice-President and Joint Secretary posts, the NSUI has got the Secretary post in the results announced on Friday. Counting of votes, which was scheduled to begin at 8.30 am, had started after a delay of almost two hours as the candidates reached the counting centres late, PTI reported.

Only 39.90 per cent voting was recorded which was well below the 2018 figure of 44.46 per cent. In 2017, the overall voting percentage was 42.5 per cent. Voting was held on 52 polling centres put up at various colleges of Delhi University amid allegations of malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines from rival parties.

Total 16 candidates, including four women, were locked in an intense battle for the four DUSU positions. While RSS affiliated Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), fielded Akshit Dahiya for the post of president, Pradeep Tanwar for the vice president’s post, Yogit Rathee for the general secretary’s post and Shivangi Kherwal for the joint secretary post, Congress linked National Students Union of India (NSUI) fielded Chetna Tyagi for the president post.

 

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    20:38 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU elections: Amit Shah congratulates ABVP winners

    BJP President Amit Shah: Congratulations to all the workers of the Council on the grand victory of the 'Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad' in the Delhi University Students' Union elections. This victory not only reflects the unwavering resolve of nationalism among the youth of the country, but it also reflects the new India committed to national reconstruction.

    15:38 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU election 2019 results: NSUI gets one seat

    While the ABVP has grabbed three - President, Vice President and Joint Secretary posts,  the National Students' Union of India has won the Secretary position.

    15:32 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU election results: ABVP wins BIG!

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP)  has sweeped DUSU polls winning three of top four posts .  The Congress backed NSUI has grabbed one seat, as per the results announced. 

    15:17 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU polls: ABVP surges ahead

    As per latest trends, ABVP candidate is ahead by over 1400 votes for the president's post. Twelve round counting has been completed so far.

    15:16 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU election results

    Results for DUSU election 2019 are likely to be announced soon as the counting of votes is into final stages.  As per reports, 144 EVMs were used for voting during the students' union election. Nearly, 40 per cent of 1.3 lakh eligible voters  had cast their vote when the polling was held on September 12.

    13:36 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU election results 2019: Low voter turnout

    Voting for DUSU  elections was held on Thursday and a poor  39.90 per cent polling was recorded.  In 2018, the polling percentage was 44.46.

    13:33 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU election 2019 results

    The  counting of  votes which was scheduled to begin at 8.30 am could only begin after a delay of almost two hours as the candidates arrived late at counting centers.

    13:31 (IST)13 Sep 2019
    DUSU election results: ABVP ahead

    Counting  of votes for Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections is underway. According to trends available after the first few rounds of counting, Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad ABVP was leading in all the four seats.

    dusu election 2019 results, dusu election, dusu election result, du election result 2019, dusu, dusu result 2019, du elections 2019, dusu election 2019,Ankit Bharti is NSUI's candidate for the vice president's post, Ashish Lamba for the secretary's post and Abhishek Chaprana for the post of joint secretary. Damini Kain has been fielded for the post of president by the Left-backed AISA. In 2018, the ABVP had grabbed three posts while NSUI's candidate was successful in securing a position. Allegations between ABVP and NSUI flew thick and fast during voting hours on Wednesday with both the sides accusing each other foul play. NSUI even claimed that its joint secretary candidate Abhishek Chaprana was detained by the police illegally. The organisation said that Chaprana was denied entry inside a polling booth at Dayal Singh College and later detained by the police. NSUI accused the ABVP of using central machinery to threaten rival parties. "ABVP is so afraid of their defeat in DUSU elections that BJP-RSS had to jump in with their all-powerful central machineries. Delhi Police on behest of their masters, detained NSUI DUSU Jt. Secretarial candidate Abhishek Chaprana at Dayal Singh College," NSUI said in a tweet.