Various student wings have declared their panel of contestants for the DUSU elections. Amit Tanwar, a first year MA Hindi student at PGDAV Colege, is ABVP’s presidential candidate. He has been an active member of ABVP for the past 4 years and is confident of winning.
From All India Student’s Association (AISA) Kawalpreet Kaur, a first year student from law faculty, will contest for the post of president. Kawalpreet has been an AISA activist for the last three years and has been an active participant in the movements against FYUP, CBCS as well as the alleged attack of the Centre on university campuses.
The Students Federation of India (SFI) presidential candidate is Navjeet Punia, a third year student of B.A. English (Hons.) in Miranda House. She has been active in SFI’s campaign against the grading ‘fiasco’ in CBCS. Her candidature will also be supported by AISF and AIDSO.
The vice presidential candidate from ABVP is Priyanka, national executive member of ABVP. She is a first year student of MA in Buddhist Studies and an ardent speaker for the cause of women rights.
AISA has projected Amrita Queen, a student of Sri Venkateswara College for the post of vice president. She was active in AISA’s three month long ‘Occupy UGC’ movement against the withdrawal of UGC-NET scholarship.
"Pan university gender sensitisation community should be established on the lines of GSCASH of JNU in which students should be given representation. I also demand a committee for speedy redressal of grievances of NE students and Dalit students," said Amrita.
The zonal incharge of ABVP north campus, Ankit Sangwan, would be contesting for the post of DUSU secretary. He is a first year student of MA Buddhist studies and has been an active member of ABVP since 2011.
Vishal Yadav will contest for the post of joint secretary from ABVP. From AISA, Amish Anjul Verma, an MA student in South Campus is contesting for the post of general secretary. For the post of joint secretary, Ankita Nirmal, a first student from Ram Lal Anand College is contesting. Hailing from the interiors of Palam village, Ankita Nirmal has very quickly become the voice of common students studying in South Campus who face problems of infrastructure, transport and women safety. NSUI has also declared its panel for DUSU, fielding Nikhil Yadav for the president’s post.
Nikhil is pursuing LLB 1st Year from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University. He has been preparing for the Civil Service examinations. Arjun Chaprana will contest for vice president, Vinita Dhaka for secretary and Mohit Garid for joint secretary.