Law student approaches Delhi HC for probe in DUSU elections

Smrithi Suresh September 9 2015

Corrupt practices in elections again came under the scanner yesterday when a plea was heard in Delhi High Court regarding illegal activities like bribing and intimidation of voters by candidates in Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Elections.

Counsel for the petitioner, a first year law student, submitted before the Court that the Lyngdoh Committee Report had laid down clear guidelines to conduct student union elections and these guidelines had been expressly flouted by the candidates.

The counsel further argued,

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