Another pro-Left student outfit, the We The Independents (WTI) have retained its control in the Science faculty securing all four central panel seats
Kolkata: In Jadavpur University, pro-Left student bodies have retained their hold in two of the three faculties, where results were declared on Thursday.
A university official said Counting of votes has been held up in another faculty where the SFI was leading before the counting of votes was stopped there due to a technical reason.
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) which is contesting the elections for the first time in JU secured the second spot in the Engineering faculty relegating the SFI to the third position.
Ruling TMC’s student wing the Trinamool Chhatra Parishad, is in the fourth position, the official said after the results were declared.
Another pro-Left student outfit, the We The Independents (WTI) have retained its control in the Science faculty securing all four central panel seats.
Each central panel has posts of a chairperson, a general secretary, and two or three assistant general secretaries.
Due to some technical problems counting of votes in the Arts faculty has been held up, the official said adding that the SFI is leading there.
On Wednesday after a gap of three years elections were held in the university, known as a hotbed of Left-wing politics.
The JU official said the Democratic Students’ Federation (DSF) won all the five central panel seats in the Engineering faculty.
The official said while the DSF bagged 3,304 votes, the ABVP got 508 votes. The SFI and the TMCP secured 288 and 77 votes respectively.
DSF leader Abhik said, “The results showed that JU students will never allow any divisive force to spread their ideology of hatred on the campus.”
The ABVP which fielded its candidates for the first time in JU is yet to open its account.
An ABVP leader said, “We have secured the second position in Engineering faculty by winning over 500 votes and this is our biggest gain,”.
The official said in the Arts Faculty, SFI was leading in all four central panel seats when counting was held up.
The SFI, ABVP, TMCP and the All India Students Association (AISA) are contesting for the four central panel seats in Arts faculty.
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