Candidates affiliated to Students Federation of India (SFI) bagged majority posts in the Student Union elections of the University of Hyderabad including president, general secretary, vice president, joint secretary and Committee Against Sexual Harassment (CASH), while the ABVP candidates won the sports secretary and cultural secretary posts.
However, results are yet to be announced officially.
Students involved in the election process said Amjad Basha won as president with a margin on 21 votes bagging 1,084 votes over his nearest rival from ABVP while Aravind emerged victorious as general secretary with a margin of 37 votes securing 1,030 votes. Vashista Reddy won as vice president with 1,082 votes while Vani Prashamsha won as joint secretary polling 1,117 votes. Uma Bharathi was elected for CASH. Priyanka and Roshini Khairoon of ABVP won as cultural secretary and sports secretary respectively.
Though elections were held on October 18 counting was delayed due to controversy over the invalid votes.
Objections were raised by the candidates during the counting and the officials decided to constitute a committee to define invalid votes and take up counting based on those guidelines.
However, it is learnt that the ABVP wants to contest the results.