JNU Student Union Painted Red,Left Front Makes A Clean Sweep By Winning All 4 Posts

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The United Left alliance clean sweeped the elections of Jawaharlal Nehru University of Delhi. The left alliance(AISA, SFI and DSF) retained all the four seats of the students’ union. RSS-backed ABVP was defeated with large margins where 1512 NOTA votes were polled and 19 votes were discarded.

Geeta Kumari, candidate of United Left ¬†(AISA) won the president’s post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP with a difference of 464 votes. Simone Zoya Khan of AISA became the Vice -president . She defeated Durgesh of ABVP by a margin of 846 votes. Duggirkala Srikrisha, ¬†again of left(SFI), won the seat of general secretary ¬†with 2082 votes by defeating Nikunj Makwana of ABVP by a huge difference of 1107 votes and Shubhanshu Singh(DSF) won the post of joint -secretary by a difference of 835 votes between him and Pankaj Keshari of ABVP. Congress backed NO stayed at there this place.

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Geeta Kumari,after the results said, “ The credit for the mandate goes to students because people still believe that democratic spaces should be saved and right now,the only resistance is from students.”

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She promises to take up the issue of JNU seat cuts, new hostels and the Najeeb issue while saving the autonomy of JS-CASH and deprivation points.Duggirkala also promised to defeat the aggressive policies of ABVP.  

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According to election officials,total of 31 counsellors have been elected for various posts.

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Aishwarya chaudhary
Aishwarya is a 19 year old history student of CVS. A big foodie and least interested in shopping , she is still exploring Delhi.

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