The results of the elections to Delhi University Students' Union were declared after 42.8% voter turnout was reported on Tuesday. The NSUI won President and Vice-president while the ABVP has managed to win the Secretary post. After the University declared joint secretary for ABVP, the NSUI moving HC asking for a stay on the secretary and joint secretary post.
Congress leaders were quick to declare NSUI's victory as a sign of revival for the party. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi thanked DU students for "reposing faith in Congress' ideology".
Party leader Deepender Hooda also claimed that NSUI had won three seats but one seat went to ABVP after recounting.
Congress MP from Gujarat Ahmed Patel, too, congratulated NSUI. Shashi Tharoor Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram also congratulated the NSUI on their victory.
Started in 1954, students from 50 Delhi University colleges vote to elect office bearers to the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Joint Secretary.