The contest was mainly between Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) – the student wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Left affiliated student wings. Geeta Kumari, who was contesting from United Left Panel, has won the president's post by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by a margin of 464 votes. In the elections, 4,620 votes out of the total 4,639 votes polled were declared valid, the poll officials said. AISA's Simone Zoya Khan won the vice president's post by defeating Durgesh Kumar of ABVP.
Out of total 4,620 votes, Ms Khan got 1,876 votes while Durgesh Kumar got 1028 votes, the poll official said. Duggirala Srikrisha (United Left Panel) won the General Secretary's post and he got 2082 votes. Shubhanshu Singh (United Left Panel) won the post of Joint Secretary and he got 1755 votes. The poll official said, 31 councillors have been elected for different positions in Student Union (SU).
Most of the student organisations including AISA and ABVP had fielded women candidates for presidential positions in Student Union (SU). Voting for Jawaharlal Nehru University Student's Union (JNUSU) was held at the varsity's campus here on September 8. (UNI)