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JNUSU Elections Result 2019: Voting concludes, HC orders stay on result Till Next Date of Hearing

JNUSU Elections Result 2019: Voting concludes, HC orders stay on result Till Next Date of Hearing: Jawaharlal Nehru University conducted the JNU Students Union Election on September 6, 2019, where the fate of 14 candidates who were contesting the election was on stake. The university saw a turnout of 67.9 percent voters which is believed to be the highest the university has ever seen in seven years. Although the university was about to release the election results on September 8, 2019, the High Court of Delhi has, however, ordered a stay on the announcement of the results.

JNUSU Elections Result 2019

The voting timing in the campus was from morning 9 am to 5 pm. The first phase of the election was conducted between 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM and the second phase was conducted from 2:30 PM to 5: 30 PM. During the polling, the supporters of various political unions were seen raising slogans and convincing students with dhols and daphlis outside voting centers. Some of the top student leaders who are in the fray for the top post in JNUSU this year are Aishe Ghosh (Left Unity), Manish Jangid (ABVP), Priyanka Bharti (CRJD), Jitendra Suna (BAPSA-Fraternity), Raghvendra Mishra (Independent) and Prashant Kumar (NSUI-MSF).

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The JNUSU election committee accused the Dean of Students for interfering in the election procedure by entering the election venue when the first phase of the election was underway. From the total of 8, 488 students who have registered for voting, 5, 762 students cast their votes yesterday.

Meanwhile, regarding the release of the election results, the High Court of Delhi has ordered a stay until September 17, until the court will pursue the matter again. The High Court stated that it is directed that the declaration of the election results will be subjected to further orders which will be passed by the court. The university is also directed not to notify the results until the next date of the hearing.