Delhi University Students Union election results to be announced today, 43% polling recorded so far

Results of the prestigious Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, which were held on September 12, will be announced on Wednesday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017, 07:42 AM IST
Delhi University Students Union election results to be announced today, 43% polling recorded so far

New Delhi: Results of the prestigious Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, which were held on September 12, will be announced on Wednesday.

Here are the latest updates:-

-According to poll obseervers, far flung colleges under the central varsity recorded a poor turnout, whereas campus colleges exhibited a relatively higher voter turnout.

-From the 51 colleges whose students elect the DUSU leaders, the percentage of voting in 32 institutions where votes had been counted was 43 percent, IANS quoted Chief Election Officer SB Babbar as saying.

-65% voting was recorded in Hindu College, over 50% in Ramjas College, 40% in Deshbandhu College, 58% in Shri Ram College of Commerce, 58% in Rajdhani College and 53% in ARSD College.

-The counting at nine colleges remains to be done, according to reports .

-According to sources, around 43% polling has been recorded so far.

-The ongoing DUSU is led by Amit Tanwar, Priyanka Chabri, Ankit Sangwan, Mohit Sangwan as president, vice president, secretary and joint secretary respectively.

-In the DUSU 2016 elections, ABVP had won the post of president, vice president and secretary. Last year, Congress's National Students Union of India (NSUI) was elected in the post of joint secretary.

-University of Delhi introduced NOTA in last elections and a large number of voters preferred it.

-DUSU polls were held on the basis of the constitution of DUSU and Lygdoh Committee recommendations accepted by the Supreme Court of India.

-RSS' s Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), Indian National Congress' s National Students Union of India (NSUI), CPI (M)' s Students Federation of India (SFI) and CPI (ML)' s All India Students' Association (AISA) are the main contenders for the four central panel seats in DUSU Elections.

-Counting of votes began at 8 am in the Community Hall, Police Lines, Kingsway Camp, according to the office of Chief Election Officer.

-The results of the DUSU elections will be released today.