Gauhati University PGSU elections today

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Gauhati University Post Graduate Students’ Union (PGSU) poll has commenced at Gauhati University (GU) from Monday morning. About 4,500 students will cast their vote and the counting will take place on the next day.

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) the PGSU polls with a thumping majority last year. The three other parties – National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), Satra Mukti Sangram Samiti (SMSS) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) – face an uphill task in GU which is an Aasu stronghold.

GU has been an AASU stronghold ever since the days of the anti-foreigners’ movement during 1979-1985.

The all-important general secretary’s post will witness a triangular fight between Nayan Jyoti Gogoi (3rd sem,European studies), Palashjyoti Saikia (3rd sem, Assamese) and Subrat Dutta (3rd sem, Mass communication).

President candidates – Deepak Jyoti Deuri (1st sem, Chemistry), Luckymoni Boruah (3rd sem, Political Science).

Vice-President candidates – Jitumoni Kalita (1st sem, European studies), Rupak Das (3rd sem, Commerce).

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