DUSU polls: ABVP wins big, bags top three posts; NSUI makes a comeback after 2 years
Bharatiya Janata Party's student wing Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has swept the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls.
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's student wing Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) swept the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls on Saturday by winning top three posts.
DUSU polls winners list:
ABVP candidate Amit Tanwar elected as president.
ABVP's Priyanka Chabri vice president.
Ankit Sangwan of ABVP elected as secretary.
Mohit Sangwan of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) won the Joint Secretary post.
Tanwar defeated the NSUI`s Nikhil Yadav by 4,290 votes, receiving 16,127 votes, against the latter`s 11,837 .
Priyanka defeated the NSUI`s Arjun Chaprana by 2,455 votes.
Ankita Sangwan defeated the NSUI`s Vinita Dhaka by 1,683 votes.
Mohit Garid defeated the ABVP`s Vishal Yadav by 2,466 votes.
Over 36 percent of students exercised their franchise on Friday in the keenly contested DUSU polls with the voting percentage recording a dip of over 7 percent from last year's overall turnout of 43.3 percent.
Last year, ABVP had swept all four seats trouncing NSUI and AAP's Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS). The AAP's student wing didn't contest the polls this year.