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United Left Alliance sweeps JNUSU polls

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Unity on Sunday won all central panel posts in the University Student's Union (JNUSU). Unity is an alliance of the Students' Federation of India, All Students Federation, All Students Association and the

N Sai Balaji, presidential candidate, registered a stellar victory with 2,161 votes, while Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad's (ABVP) Lalit Pandey garnered 982 votes.

The Left Unity's was elected as the after winning 2,692 votes, while ABVP's Geeta Sri had to settle for second place with 1,012 votes.

Aejaz Ahmad Rather of the Left Unity won the General Secretary's post with 2,423 votes, defeating ABVP's who received 1,123 votes.

The Left's Amutha Jayadeep clinched the position of with 2,047 votes, while the runner-up of the ABVP bagged 1,247 votes.

The counting of the votes, which began on Saturday, came to a standstill for a brief period after ABVP members allegedly attacked the building where the ballot boxes were stored, breaking the glasses of the building.

The JNU election commission had demanded an unconditional apology from the ABVP as several members got injured in the attack.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 15:26 IST