The election saw a tight race for the post of president between the ABVP candidate and the Left-backed one.

Hyd Uni polls Left Coalition wins big bags President and Gen Secy postsFile photo: Facebook/HCU
news Campus Politics Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:22

The United Front for Social Justice (UFSJ) on Thursday won the student elections at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) after the polls which were held on September 28.

The UFSJ consists of the SFI, the Dalit Students’ Union, the Tribal Students Forum, the Bahujan Students’ Front and the Telangana Vidyarthi Vedika.

The Ambedkar Students’ Association fought the battle alone, while the ABVP joined hands with the Other Backward Classes Association.

The Deccan Chronicle reported:

The election saw a tight race for the post of president between RSS-affiliate Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and CPM-backed SFI. Kuldeep Singh Nagi of the SFI, pursuing his PhD in Economics, won the post of president by a margin of just 52 votes over Gopikrishna of ABVP, who is pursuing an MA in History.

The Hindu reported that the vice-president’s post was won by Bukya Sunder of the UFSJ, securing 1701 votes.

Other winners include Suman Damera for General Secretary, P Vijay Kumar for Joint Secretary, Nakhrai Debarma for Cultural Secretary and Ushnish Das for Sports Secretary.

Also read - Has Left betrayed Rohith movement by isolating Ambedkarites in Hyd Uni student elections?



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