New Delhi, Sep 13: Counting of votes for DUSU election result 2018 is underway. Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections was held on Wednesday, which recorded the highest voter turnout (44.46 per cent) in 11 years. The main contest is between RSS-backed ABVP and Congress-affiliated NSUI in the DUSU elections. Catch live updates on DUSU election result 2018 here.
The DUSU election result will decide the fate of 23 candidates who contested for the posts of president, vice president, secretary and joint secretary. In the fray are the National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), and the Aam Aadmi Party's students' wing Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS), which contested with left-wing students' outfit All India Students Association (AISA).
Candidates for DUSU presidents' post:
- NSUI has nominated 21-year-old Sunny Chillar.
- ABVP has fielded Ankiv Baisoya, 23.
- Abhigyan, 18, is the candidate of AISA-CYSS alliance.
Candidates for DUSU vice-presidents' post:
- 23-year-old Leena fielded by NSUI.
- Shakti Singh, 23, is the ABVP nominee.
- CSYY-AISA has fielded 17-year-old Anshika.
In the polls held last year, the Congress-backed NSUI had emerged victorious, winning the presidents' and vice-presidents' post. The ABVP had bagged the secretary's post. The president-elect last year was NSUI leader Rocky Tuseed, whereas, the vice president-elect was Kunal Sehrawat. Secretary's post was won by ABVP's Mahamedha Nagar.