Shimla/ August 23
The Students Federation of India (SFI) on Thursday again swept the Students Central Association (SCA) polls in Himachal Pradesh University (HPU).The SFI has won on all the seats with a huge margin.
Rahul Chauhan was elected as president by defeating Dinesh Kumar of the ABVP with a margin of 713 votes.
For the post of vice-president, Priyanka Chauhan of the SFI was declared winner by defeating Parul Shukla of the ABVP with a margin of 570 votes.
Vikram Kaith (SFI) defeated Tarun Thakur (AVBP) by 697 votes for the general secretary post, while Amit Kumar (SFI) defeated Naresh Kumar Dasta (ABVP) by 751 votes for the joint secretary post.
NSUI’s candidates — Avtar Singh Hans, Ritu Raj Thakur, Sangeeta and Brij Mohan — ended third in the triangular contest.
The SFI also swept the poll at three colleges of Shimla. These are Rajiv Gandhi College, Kotshera, Centre of Excellence, Sanjauli and Rajkiya Kanya Mahavidalaya (RKMV).
In all 2,057 votes were cast, which was 65 percent of the total votes. The district administration had made special security arrangements for the conduct of the poll.
In the 98 HPU affiliated colleges also the polls were held in which more than 2 lakh students participated.
NSUI and ABVP bag eight seat each in Solan district
In the four government colleges in Solan district, both the ABVP and the NSUI got eight seats each.
In PG Government College of Solan, the ABVP candidates kept its hold by winning the post of vice president, the general secretary and the joint secretary defeating the NSUI candidates.
But it lost the post of president to NSUI with a big margin. In Government Sanskrit College of Solan, NSUI had an upper hand when its candidates won the post of president, general secretary and joint secretary. The only consolation for the ABVP was winning the post of vice president.
In the Arki degree college, the NSUI won on all four posts. In the PG Government College of Nalagarh, the ABVP got a clean sweep by winning its candidates on all the four posts. The private colleges at Sabathu and Solan preferred not to go for elections.