Students of Panjab University created history last Thursday by selecting their first woman Panjab University Campus Students’ Council (PUCSC), president. Kanupriya from the leftist party Students for Society (SFS) party, emerged victoriously. She defeated her nearest rival Ashish Rana of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, students’ wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), by a margin of 719 votes. Kanupriya hails from Patti town in Punjab. Her mother is a nurse, while her father is in a private job. Kanupriya from the zoology department, polled 2,802 votes, while Rana, who is from the University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS), got 2,083 votes. The Students Organisation of India (SOI), which is the students’ wing of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), came third as its candidate Iqbal Preet Singh, from the Centre for Human Rights and Duties, got 1,997 votes.
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