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ABVP, SFPU come together

ABVP, SFPU come together
SOI-INSO-ISA-HPSU-HIMSO candidates (from left) Neeti Dhiman, Daler Singh, Iqbal Preet Singh (yellow turban ) and Amarinder Singh. Tribune photo: Vicky

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 31

Amid the chanting of ‘Jai Shree Ram’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) announced an alliance with the Students for 

Panjab University (SFPU) on Friday. 

The SFPU has elements from erstwhile National Students Organisation (NSO) and Panjab University Students Union (PUSU). It is contesting on the vice-president, secretary and joint-secretary posts, while the ABVP is contesting on president’s post. 

ABVP Candidates

President: Ashish Rana (22), University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS). He hails from Karnal (Haryana). His father is an advocate and mother is a housewife. He said: “The girls’ hostel should remain open for 24 hours. These are not cages. If not central university, the university should work towards attaining the status of an institution of national importance so that funds may flow in freely and the university is able to deal with the problem of financial crunch.” 

Vice President- Harasees Chahal (24), Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital. She hails from Jalandhar and is a SFPU candidate.

Secretary: Sahil Jaglan (21), University Institute of Engineering and Technology UIET. He hails from Jind (Haryana) and is SFPU candidate. 

Joint Secretary: Hemant Sharma, 22, from University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS). He hails from Hisar (Haryana) and is a SFPU candidate. 


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