After the counting of votes for Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) polls ended, DUSU made the official declaration of the final result on Wednesday afternoon. While ABVP managed to secure the post of the Secretary and the Joint Secy, NSUI came out victorious by clinching the coveted posts of President and Vice President.
"The morning colleges of the Delhi University has recorded voter turnout of 45.3 percentage while he consolidated figure will be revealed after the final tally," S B Babbar, DUSU Chief Election Officer was quoted earlier while interacting with PTI.
He later told PTI that the final tally of the elections was 43 per cent.
According to professors tracking the polls, far flung colleges under the central varsity recorded a poor turnout, whereas campus colleges exhibited a relatively higher voter turnout.
In the college unions polling, which took place simultaneously with the DUSU polls, Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) won all the top positions - president, vice president, secretary and joint secretary - in Laxmi Bai College, Vivekananda College and Shri Venkateshwara College.
The students' outfit also won top two positions in SGTB Khalsa College, Zakir Hussain College (Morning), Bhagini Nivdita College (BNC) among others.
Bigwigs like NSUI and ABVP flooded the streets with pamphlets near Satyawati College. NSUI supporters were seen campaigning for their presidential candidate Rocky Tusheed with loud music systems blaring 'We love We Love Rocky'.
The left-affliated AISA also distributed pamphlets to students and was campaigning in support of their candidate Parull chauhan.
Here are the Live Updates of DUSU elections result 2017:
#The students' outfit won top two positions in SGTB Khalsa College, Zakir Hussain College (Morning), Bhagini Nivdita College (BNC) among others.
#In the college unions polling, which took place simultaneously with the DUSU polls, Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) won all the top positions – president, vice president, secretary and joint secretary – in Laxmi Bai College, Vivekananda College and Shri Venkateshwara College.
#According to professors tracking the polls, far flung colleges under the central varsity recorded a poor turnout, whereas campus colleges exhibited a relatively higher voter turnout.
#Students enrolled for the regular – day classes – cast their votes from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm on Tuesday. The evening classes students had exercised franchise from 3.00 pm to 7.30 pm on Tuesday.
#ABVP has fielded Rajat Choudhary for the post of the President, Parth Rana for Vice President, Mahamedha for the post of General Secretary and Uma Shankar Joint Secretary.
#Rocky Tuseed has been choosed for the post of president at NSUI while Kunal Sehrawat is selected for the post of vice-president, Meenakshi Meena for Secretary and Avinash Yadav for Joint Secretary.
#According to reports, there was around 14 per cent polling in Aryabhatta College, 45 per cent in Shraddhanand College and 557 voted out of 1,594 in Bhagini Nivedita College while in Aditi Mahavidyalaya, out of 2,300 students, 690 voted.
#The RSS’ student wing ABVP, the Congress’ NSUI and left wing outfits were seen making last minute efforts to garner votes for their candidates.
#Latest media report suggests that the counting of the votes has already been started and is underway. Moreover , a tight security has been deployed at community center for the DUSU election counting.
#According to source ABVP is leading in all 4 seats till the time.
#Representatives of major students political outfits are present outside counting centre.
#Counting of votes for DUSU elections is underway at a community hall near Kingsway Camp amid tight security.
#At present NSUI is leading in 3 out of 4 seats after 8 rounds of polling, while RSS-backed ABVP is leading in the one.
#Out of 126 ballot boxes eight have been taken for counting in each round.
#ABVP is leading on Vice President and Secretary posts while NSUI is ahead on President and Joint Secretary posts.
#NSUI wins President Post, ABVP wins Secretary post
#ABVP wins Secretary and the Joint Secy Post, NSUI snatches two other posts - President and Vice President