draw a blank in AMU students union poll
None of the
girls won when they contested for the top posts in the Aligarh
Muslim University Students Union for the first time, despite women
students comprising nearly half the electorate.
Mr. Abu Affan Farooquee student of BA-LLB (Final) year has been
elected President of the Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union
in the elections held yesterday. Mr. Syed Umer Ahmad Qadri student
of BA has been declared as Vice President and Mr. Aamir Qutub,
B.Tech. (F) as declared elected as Honorary Secretary of the
Students’ Union. The results of the Students’ Union were declared
early today by the Chief Election Officer, Prof. Mursaleen.
For the post of President, Vice
President and Honorary Secretary seven candidates were in fray for
each of the three posts. The polling was held yesterday for ten
cabinet members to the AMU Students’ Union. Mr. Shibanur Rahmn, MA
(P), a visually challenged candidate secured the highest vote and
declared as Senior Cabinet. Miss Maryam Zehra of BA (F) of the
Women’s College elected as a Cabinet member. Twenty six members
were in fray for the Cabinet. Sultan Ahmad Khan, Saleem Mohammed
Khan, Rizwan Ahmad, Jamal Akhtar, Mohd. Yasir Siddiqui, Masoom
Raza, Mohamad Sarfaraz Rasmally and Haider Khan also declared
The election of the AMU Students’ Union was held as per the
recommendations of the Lyngdoh Committee.
The Election of the eleven representatives of students of the
University Court were also held yesterday and the Chief Election
Officer has announced the results. Sixty four candidates, in all,
contested the elections for the University Court. Mr. Shujauddin
Khan from the Faculty of Theology and Agricultural Sciences, Mr.
Nafees Ahmad from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Mohd. Saleem
Khan, Faculty of Arts, Mr. Mohd. Junaid Ahmad, Faculty of
Commerce, Mr. Ahmad Neyaz Khan, Faculty of Science, Mr. Mohammad
Akram, Faculty of Life Science, Mr. Farhan Husain Zaidi, Faculty
of Engineering and Technology, Mr. Javed Akhtar, Faculty of Law,
Mr. Nawalur Rehman Khan, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Mr. Nadir
Waquar Ayubi, Faculty of Medicine and Mr. Syed Tabish Sultan,
Faculty of Management Studies and Research were declared elected.
The whole process of election from filling of nominations to
campaigning, voting, counting and result declaration is done in
festive and peaceful atmosphere.