Delhi University Votes, Rs. 10 Thali, Sanitary Pads Promised : 10 Facts

Delhi University Votes, Rs. 10 Thali, Sanitary Pads Promised : 10 Facts

Delhi University Votes, Rs. 10 Thali, Sanitary Pads Promised : 10 Facts

New Delhi: Today, over one lakh students of Delhi University will cast their vote to elect their representatives to the Delhi University Students' Union or DUSU. Around, twenty three candidates  are contesting for several posts in the student body, from various outfits affiliated to major political parties, including the Congress, BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Here are the 10 points on DUSU Election 2018:

1. For the DUSU, around 700 electronic voting machines (EVMs) have been installed in 52 centres.

2. The voting will commence,  in the morning colleges at 8 am and will end at 1 pm. While, in the     evening colleges, the voting will be held between 3 pm and 7.30 pm.

3. At the voting centres, the senior faculty members have been posted as observers.

4. On September 13, the voting count will begin at 8:30 am on in the Community Hall, Police Lines, Kingsway Camp, Delhi.

5. The NSUI promised the "Institute of Eminence" tag to the university and thali for Rs. 10 during their poll campaign.

6. The ABVP promised to spend 50 per cent of the student union's budget on women and social justice-related activities.

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7. The ABVP also promised to lay special emphasis on sports in the university and installing sanitary pad vending machines in colleges.

8. The Aam Aadmi Party's student wing, the Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti and All India Students Association (AISA) are jointly contesting the polls.

9. The Aam Aadmi Party's student wing promised installation of CCTV cameras, on campus police booths and ending the "culture of hooliganism" and opposing commercialisation of education.

10. The DUSU polls, last year, saw a 43 per cent voter turnout.

(With inputs from PTI)

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