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Victory of independents in student union elections 2018 rings alarm bells for BJP, Congress in Rajasthan

Independent candidates won in five universities, ABVP in four universities and NSUI in three universities of the state in Rajasthan student union elections 2018.

Rimjhim Jethani | Updated:
September 12, 2018 12:31 pm

Counting of votes for student union elections 2018 at Rajasthan university of Jaipur is going on.

Jaipur: Independent candidates won the presidential posts in most of the universities of the state including Rajasthan University. ABVP emerged victorious in four universities while NSUI had to content with only three.

The results of the student union elections 2018 came out on Tuesday whereas results in JNVU Jodhpur were declared around 2:30 am on Wednesday in which NSUI bagged the top post. In a close fight NSUI candidate Sunil Choudhary defeated ABVP candidate Mool Singh by a margin of just nine votes. The delay happened due to recounting of votes.

In Rajasthan University, NSUI rebel Vinod Jakhar defeated Rajpal Choudhary by a margin of 1860 votes and was elected president. This is for the third time in a row when an independent candidate has won the post.

Read also: Who won RU election 2018: All you need to know

In Churu, the results of student union election will come out on Wednesday.

Independent Candidates won in Rajasthan University, Kota University, MGS University of Bikaner, Rajasthan Agriculture university of Bikaner and in Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences of Bikaner.

ABVP grabbed presidential post in MDS university of Ajmer, MLS University of Udaipur, JR Sanskrit university of Jaipur and Maharaja Surajmal Brij University of Bharatpur.

NSUI marked its victory in JNVU Jodhpur, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology of Udaipur and in Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University of Alwar.

List of winners in all the major universities of Rajasthan.

  1. Independent Candidate in Rajasthan University, Jaipur: Independent Candidate Vinod Jakhar won the president’s post at RU. NSUI rebel Vinod Jakhar defeated Rajpal Choudhary by a margin of 1860 votes and was elected president.
  1. NSUI in Jai Narain Vyas University (JNVU), Jodhpur: NSUI candidate Sunil Choudhary defeated ABVP candidate Mool Singh by a margin of 9 votes.
  1. Independent candidate in Kota University, Kota: Independent Candidate Chandrashekar grabbed the president post and defeated ABVP candidate Shetrapal Singh by 43 votes.
  1. ABVP in MDS University, Ajmer: ABVP Candidate Lokesh Godara won the president post and defeated Independent candidate Pankaj by 174 votes.
  1. ABVP in Mohanlal Sukhadia (MLS) University, Udaipur:ABVP Candidate Himanshu won the President’ post and defeated Sukhdev by 783 votes.
  1. Independent Candidate in Maharaja Ganga Singh University, BikanerIndependent Candidate Seema Rajpurohit won and defeated ABVP Candidate Sarjeet Singh by 40 votes.
  1. ABVP in Jagatguru Ramanandacharya Sankrit University, Jaipur: ABVP Candidate Mukesh Upadhyay won and defeated Ramandeep by a margin of 82 votes.
  1. Independent Candidate in Keshvananad Rajasthan Agriculture University, Bikaner: Independent Candidate Sunil Burdhkar won on the president post.
  1. NSUI in Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur: NSUI won.
  1. ABVP in Maharaja Surajmal Brij University, Bharatpur: ABVP Candidate Dinesh Bhatra won the President post and defeated Independent candidate Ankita Sharma by a margin of 53 votes.
  1. NSUI in Raj Rishi Bhartrihari Matsya University, Alwar: NSUI Candidate Sumant Chawda won the President’ post.

Independent Candidate in Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner: Independent Candidate Dinesh Poonia defeated Ankit by 192 votes and became President.

First published: September 12, 2018
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