The counting for Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections began on Friday at 8:30 AM.
Sixteen candidates, including 4 women, are in the fray for the post of – President, Vice Present, Secretary and Joint Secretary.
Three major students’ bodies in the fray this year were Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), affiliated with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Congress-backed National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) and All India Students’ Association (AISA) which is associated with the Left.
The turnout for votes across 43-morning colleges was recorded at 39.90 per cent. Last year, the election saw a 44.46 per cent voter turnout.
03:45 PM | Results out! ABVP bags three seats, NSUI wins 1
ABVP wins three posts: President,Vice President and Joint Secretary
NSUI wins one post: Secretary
03:30 PM | ABVP leading on all four seats after Round 18
After 18 rounds of counting, ABVP regains lead on all four seats, as per the latest trends.
12:45 PM | ABVP leading with 600 votes
ABVP is now leading with 600 votes on all four posts. 45 ballot boxes out of total 200 boxes have been opened yet.
12:10 PM | ABVP leading on all four seats after Round 1
The first round of counting concludes. ABVP is leading on all four seats.
11:55 AM | Counting of votes resumes
Counting of votes for DUSU election 2019 has started after a two-hour delay.
11:25 AM | Counting of votes for DUSU election 2019 delayed
10:50 AM | NSUI, ABVP confident of victory on all four seats
The main contest in the DUSU elections is between BJP-affiliated ABVP and Congress’s students’ wing NSUI. Both students’ bodies are confident of winning all four posts in the results.
09:45 AM | The results are expected by afternoon
Counting of votes is underway. The results are expected to be announced by afternoon once the counting process concludes.
09:30 AM | Counting of votes has begun
The counting of votes for the DUSU elections results 2019 has begun at the Community Hall of the Police Lines in northwest Delhi`s Kingsway Camp.