Zakir Hussain college saw relatively higher voting turnout
“Voting Percentage of Zakir Hussain Delhi College increased this year because of increased in-take of first year students. Also, girls turned up more than boys”, HOD English Department Abdul Hameed said.
Only 5 of 17 women’s colleges participate in DU polls; five of 23 candidates female
Even as polls in Delhi University are fought on women’s issues — from security on campus to the installation of sanitary pad vending machines — the representation of women remains dismal.
Pinjra Tod, a women-oriented student’s group pointed out that hardly 5 of 17 women’s college participate in the Delhi University polls. Besides, this year, only five of 23 candidates this year were female, none contending for the top position.
ABVP promised ‘one-course one fees’, NSUI speaks of ‘college of eminence tag for DU’
ABVP has promised to fight for ‘same fee for same course’ throughout the university and for increasing the scholarship amount meant for weaker sections, if it wins the Delhi University students polls.
“One Course One Fees: ABVP will make sure that same fee is charged throughout the university for a particular course… we would work for the increment in scholarship for SC/ST/OBC and demand to link the scholarship with price index, in line with increase in DA (Dearness Allowance),” the party promised in its manifesto.
Meanwhile, the NSUI has said that they will fight to get the institute of eminence tag for Delhi University and increased grants for its development.