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Woman Presidential Candidate deployed by NSUI after 11 years

Woman Presidential Candidate deployed by NSUI after 11 years

DUSU ELECTIONS 2019
The polls to the Delhi University Students' Union will see a woman candidate fighting for the president post from the Congress-backed NSUI after a gap of 11 years while its rival ABVP had last fielded a woman candidate in 2011. Out of the 12 candidates in fray, there are only four women in contention. National Student's Union of India's Chetna Tyagi will take on Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad's Akshit Dahiya and Left-backed All India Students' Association's Damini Kain for the post of president. In 2008, the NSUI had fielded Sonia Sapra, who had lost the top post to ABVP's Nupur Sharma. Thereafter, the Congress' student outfit has not fielded any woman candidate for the president's post. Its arch-rival, RSS-backed ABVP, had fielded Neha Singh for the top DUSU post in 2...