Setback for NSUI as ABVP wins big in student union polls in Rajasthan
National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Indian National Congress party, managed to save its face in Ajmer.
Jaipur: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the Bharatiya Janata Party's student wing, on Wednesday won most student union polls at universities and colleges in Rajasthan.
The results, which were declared till late last night, proved to be a setback for the Congress.
The candidates backed by the ABVP had bagged the president’s post in most universities and colleges.
In Bikaner, Lokeshwar Singh (Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences), Ashok Chaudhary (Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University), and Vikram Singh (Maharaja Ganga Singh University) won the president's post.
The president’s post in the University of Kota was also won by the ABVP-backed Vijay Pratap.
National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Indian National Congress party, managed to save its face in Ajmer, where it bagged the president, vice-president and general secretary posts at Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University.
Meanwhile, reports said that NSUI supporters, allegedly unhappy with the result, protested and hurled stones at policemen at Bhopalgarh college in Jodhpur.