SOPU-SOI sweeps Punjab University polls

Last Updated: Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 00:38

Chandigarh: Alliance of Students Organisation
of Punjab University (SOPU) and Student Organisation of India
(SOI) swept the Punjab University Campus Students` Council
(PUCSC) elections.

The post of the President went to Pushpinder Sharma (24)
of Law department who secured 3,730 votes and won by a margin
of over 1,001 votes.

His nearest rival was Sumit Goklaney, who contested for
Punjab University Students Union (PUSU), Indian National
Student Organisation (INSO) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi
Parishad (ABVP) alliance.

The Vice-President`s post went to Simarpal Kaur Johal,
a student of English department. She got 3,488 votes and was
followed by PUSU-ABVP-INSO candidate Anandita Sharma who
secured 2,725 votes.

According to PU officials there was around 53 per cent

Harmeet Singh Bhoday of SOPU-SOI alliance won the
Secretary`s post by a margin of 836 votes. He got 3,528 votes
and was followed by PUSU-ABVP-INSO candidate Anil Dhull.

The post of Joint Secretary went to Gaurav Kumar who
secured 3,646 votes.

In 2009, PUCSC elections were won by the alliance of PUSU
and INSO who had won three seats of the four-member panel.


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First Published: Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 00:38

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