Left, Dalit groups sweep UoH students’ union polls

Students celebrating the victory of Alliance for Social Justice against ABVP-OBCF in the students’ union elections on University of Hyderabad campus.  

The Alliance for Social Justice (ASJ), consisting of Students Federation of India (SFI), Ambedkar Students’ Association (ASA), Dalit Students’ Union (DSU) and a few other like-minded groups, that was in the forefront protesting the right-wing groups on University of Hyderabad campus swept the students’ union elections winning all the major positions.

Apart from ASJ, two other groups contested the polls, one led by ABVP in association with the OBC Front while National Students Union of India (NSUI) was the third major group.

The president’s post was bagged by Sreerag P of ASJ securing 1,509 votes against K. Palsaniya of ABVP-OBCF, who secured 1,349 votes. The general secretary post was won by Arif Ahammed of ASJ securing 1,982 votes against Kiran Kumar K of ABVP-OBCF, who secured 1,573 votes.

Similarly, Muhammed Ashique N.P. of ASJ was declared winner as the joint secretary. He secured 1,872 votes against Maloth Pooja Rani of ABVP-OBCF, who secured 1,591 votes. Gundeti Abhishek of ASJ was elected the cultural secretary polling 1,792 votes against Aarti N. Nagpal of ABVP-OBCF, who secured 1,707 votes. Lolam Sravan Kumar of ASJ secured 1,917 votes to win as sports secretary while Rupesh Ranjan of ABVP-OBCF polled 1,511 votes. GS-Cash (Integrated) was won by Tinanjali Dam of ASJ securing 419 votes against P. Navya of ABVP-OBCF, who secured 271 votes. GS-Cash (PG) was won by Charu Nivedha R of ASJ securing 879 votes against Neha Rani Patel, who secured 837 votes. A. Manjula of ASJ was unanimously elected GS-Cash (Research).

However, the vice-president results were withheld for technical reasons and would be announced later.

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