The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) linked to Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh has continued its winning streak in the Delhi University Students Union polls. ABVP recorded a grand victory by winning three posts including that of the President. However, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) which is linked to Congress Party has won the Joint Secretary's post.
Amit Tanwar has been elected as the President of the Delhi University Student Union. He secured 16,357 votes against his opponent Nikhil Yadav of NSUI who secured 4,680 votes.
Priyanka Chhawri, the lone girl in the elected panel, won the post of Vice President by securing 15,592 votes against her rival at 2,455 votes. Ankit Singh won the position of Secretary by securing 15,518 votes.
Mohit Garid of NSUI has won the post of Joint Secretary by securing 16,526 votes against his opponent by 2,466 votes. ABVP had won all the posts in 2014 and 2015 polls.
The DUSU elections were held peacefully on September 10, 2016. The election took place in two phases for electing 17 representatives of ABVP, NSUI and AISA.
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Seven candidates competed for the post of President whereas four nominations were validated for the position of Vice President. Around 36% of polling was recorded where 1,23,246 students casted their votes. The voting was conducted at 117 polling booths across 51 colleges.