Results make ANNFSU’s day

Kathmandu, March 20:

The Free Students’ Union (FSU) poll results have been on predictable lines.

ANNFSU, the student union affiliated with the ruling CPN-UML, has come up with flying colours. Nepali Students’ Union, an affiliate of main opposition Nepali Congress, is the runners’ up. While, the Maoist student wing — ANNISU-R — finished a poor third.

According to ANNFSU’s central office, it won the post of president in as many as 96 campuses across the nation. Also, it got majority of its members elected in FSU panels in 67 campuses.

The NSU candidates won president’s posts in 56 colleges. NSU’s single panels got elected in 27 colleges. “We have at least one member elected in FSUs of at least 105 campuses,” said Manoj Mani Acharya, central leader of NSU. ANNISU-R candidates were elected president in 52 campuses. In 33 campuses, solo panels of ANNISU-R were elected.

Sadbhavana Students’ Forum, affiliated with the Sadbhavana Party (Mahato), won all seats in Rupandehi Multiple Campus, Sunsari Multiple Campus and Pali Multiple Campus in Nawalparasi, according to the Sadbhavana Party office.

Vote counting is going on in Degree Campus, Morang and Mahendra M Campus, Nepalgunj outside the Valley. Counting is also going on in University Campus in Kirtipur. The results are expected by tomorrow morning. ANNISU-R was leading the count when this report was filed.

NSU bagged majority seats in Tri-Chandra Campus. In the Valley, NSU was victorious in 11 campuses, ANNFSU in 10 and ANNISU-R in seven campuses.

The FSU polls were held in over 200 campuses yesterday. Polls in over 100 campuses have been postponed.

Meanwhile, NSU, Lalitkala Campus unit, protested the counting in the campus, where it said the booths were captured by misusing the state power.

NSU said it will padlock the campus, demanding re-election and resignation of campus chief.