DU Union Polls: Delhi University Students Voting & Counting of votes on Tomorrow

DUSU Elections 2017 Delhi University Students Union Polls Tomorrow 10 Points

The second round of voting - reserved for students of evening colleges - began at 3 p.m. and will go on till 7.30 p.m.

The voter turnout was especially healthy in on-campus colleges.

-From the 51 colleges whose students elect the DUSU leaders, the percentage of voting in 32 institutions where votes had been counted was 43 percent, IANS quoted Chief Election Officer SB Babbar as saying. In 32 of 41 morning colleges, the voter turnout stood at 44% - a sizeable jump from past year, when the overall voter turnout was 36.9%. According to reports, the counting of the DUSU elections will be held tomorrow from 8.30 am.

Justice Indermeet Kaur of the High Court, however, said the outcome of the poll "will be subject to the outcome of the main petition" filed by Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India's presidential candidate, Rocky Tuseed.

Sources told PTI that, there was around 14 per cent polling in Aryabhatta College, 45 per cent in Shraddhanand College and 557 voted out of 1,594 in Bhagini Nivedita College when the voting happened for morning schools.

"The result for the post of the president be declared as per schedule. Don't you think that you have to play a proactive role in deciding how you are reflected in the society?" said the CEO in an appeal to the students asking them to elect responsible and responsive representatives. Also, the reports are coming that after a long campaign ABVP, NSUI, SFI, and AISA are all set for the election.

-University of Delhi introduced NOTA in last elections and a large number of voters preferred it.

"Parties continue to litter campus with posters even on no-campaign day'Ananya PandaNew Delhi, September 11On the eve of the Delhi University Students" Union (DUSU) elections, when the campaigning on ground came to an end owing to the model code of conduct (MCC), the incumbent Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) stepped its online campaign in its last bid to reach out to students and gave a call of "must vote". The order after Delhi University sought modification of a September 8 interim order in which it had allowed NSUI's presidential candidate Rocky Tuseed to contest the election but directed the varsity not to announce the results for the post of president.

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