Between university elections, Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Berkeley and the BJP’s defensive attitude, it seems as though the grand old party may be re-emerging as a political alternative.
The ABVP, students’ wing of the RSS, won two panel posts as well – secretary and joint secretary.
The ABVP finished with its worst-ever performance in recent history at JNU, having struggled to retain its traditional voters. Meanwhile, AISA has emerged as a formidable party at DU.
Last year and the year before that, ABVP won all four seats in the DUSU polls.
A glaring disconnect with students and issues of education has forced NSUI and ABVP to turn DUSU polls into a game of money and muscle-flexing.
How committed to women’s issues are the parties contesting in Delhi University?