ABVP Suffers Crushing Defeat in Gujarat University Polls; It's Defeat of BJP's Divisive Ideology, Says Congress
AHMEDABAD, MARCH 09— The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of RSS-BJP combine, got humiliating defeat in the Gujarat University students union elections on Monday.
ABVP’s rival National Students Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the opposition Congress, won 6 out of 8 seats. The elections were held on Sunday.
The Gujarat University Senate elections were held after a gap of four years.
The BJP is in power in the state for over two decades.
Students Rejected BJP’s Divisive Policies: NSUI
Commenting on its victory, NSUI said: “Students of Gujarat University have ensured that the unity & democratic values of India are protected as they overthrew the ABVP in Ahmedabad.”
It further said: “Students of PM Modi’s hometown rejected BJP’s dividing policies & chosen the ideology of united India. NSUI won 6 out of 8 seats in Gujarat University Senate Elections.”
Congress party has congratulated its student wing over the victory.
“Congratulations to @nsui for winning 6 out of 8 seats in the recently held elections in Gujarat University. Students across the country are now standing together to beat the divisive ideology of BJP,” the party tweeted.