JNU polls: AISF, AISA, ABVP shines in seat split

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By Newsgram Staff-Writer

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New Delhi: All India Student Federation grabbed the President’s  post in the recently-concluded Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student union polls. While All India Student Association (AISA) won two seats, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has bounced back at JNU.

Kanhaiya Kumar of AISF won the President’s post, while Vice-President and General Secretary’s posts were retained by AISA’s Shehla Rashid Shora and Rama Naga. The joint secretary’s post was won by ABVP’s Saurabh Sharma.

The students’ union election at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday recorded 53.3 per cent turnout, a marginal dip from last year. Last year, the voters’ turnout was 54.58 per cent.

A total of 22 candidates had contested for the Jawaharlal Nehru Students Union central panel that has posts of President, Vice-President, General Secretary and Joint Secretary.

With Inputs from IANS