DUSU election 2019: Results today, about 40 percent polling
(DUSU election 2019) The Delhi University Students’ Union election was concluded peacefully on Thursday. With this, the future of 16 candidates closed in EVMs. In the triangular contest between the student organization NSUI, ABVP and AISA, the total voting percentage was 39.9.
The polling, which was held in the morning shift, saw around 40 percent turnout, much lower than last year. Polling in the evening shift colleges was held at 7.30 pm. The polling percentage of the evening shift was not announced until late in the night.
A total of 52 colleges and departments had polling booths for DUSU elections. In the morning shift colleges, EVM malfunction was reported in one to two colleges, which was corrected. There are also reports of new students not being able to vote in some colleges.
Some students could not vote
In fact, many students’ fees were deposited after 31 August, so they could not vote. Tight security arrangements were made by the Election Committee at all polling stations. Voting in both shifts averaged 39.9 percent. The administration did not get any complaints of disturbances from anywhere.
Polling started at 8.30 am at the polling station set up in colleges, which ran till 1 pm. By 1 pm, the students who entered the college campus were allowed to cast their votes. He was being allowed inside only after seeing the identity card at the college gate.
Police was also investigating at the time of entry. Initially, the voting speed was low, but after that, it increased. It is being said that the voting percentage has been less this time compared to last year. Voting started at 3 pm in evening colleges and concluded at 7:30 pm. All machines were sealed after voting. The counting of votes in the police line will start at 8.30 am Friday and the results will be declared by 12 noon.
DUSU election 2019: voting percentage
It is being told that Shyamlal Evening College polled 41 percent, ARSD 48, Deshbandhu 37.44, Bhagini Nivedita 27, Venkateswara College 32, 43 Rajdhani, Ramanujan College 34 and Aurobindo College about 33.4 percent. The law faculty is also reported to have low turnout this time.