Published: 08th September 2019
JNU elections: Left poised for landslide victory, results to be declared on Sept 17
All the four central panel posts to go to the Left Unity consisting of the AISA, DSF, AISF and SFI, the ABVP and BAPSA seemed to be coming a close second
The Left Unity could have a landslide victory in the JNUSU polls, sources said, SFI's Aishe Ghosh could now lead the Student Union for the new academic year. All the four central panel posts are likely to go to the Left candidates.
So far 4570 votes out of the 5876 have been counted and the Left Unity consisting of the All India Students' Association (AISA), Students' Federation of India (SFI), Democratic Students' Federation (DSF) and All India Students' Federation (AISF) are in the lead. Aishe Ghos h(SFI) for the President post, Saket Moon (DSF) for the Vice President post, Satish Chandra Yadav (AISA) for the General Secretary post and Md Danish (AISF) for the Joint Secretary post.
The Left Unity was followed by BAPSA for the President and General Secretary's post which it also contested. Ghosh got 1966 while BAPSA's Jitendra Suna got 944 votes, followed by ABVP's Manish Jangid with 889 votes. Prashanth Kumar if the NSUI got 624 votes and Priyanka Bharti got 131 votes. Independent candidate, Raghavendra Mishra had the lowest with 44 votes.
The Vice President candidate this year is predicted to be Saket Moon who got 2880 votes, the ABVP's Shruti Agnihotri came second with 1060 votes and third place ironically went to NOTA votes.
For the general secretary's post could go to Satish Chandra Yadav who is now at 2096 votes, Sabareesh PA from ABVP and Waseem RS of the BAPSA were only 20 votes apart with 1077 and 1057 respectively.
The Joint Secretary cadidate Md Danish from the Left Unity is leading by a staggering 2787 votes while Sumanta Kumar Sahu from the ABVP is 1201.
However, the results will not be declared on Sunday since the Delhi High Court has ordered that the results be withheld till September 17.