Tripura, Sep 12: Left student alliance Students’ Federation of India (SFI) and Tribal Student’s Union (TSU) is set to win the Tripura college council elections 2017 as RSS’s Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) failed to gather enough candidates for the elections. This year, various political outfits are fighting for a total of 778 office bearers and class representatives in the college student council elections 2017.
The last date to submit the nomination papers September 6 and the inspection, according to reports, cleared that SFI-TSU would win the elections as they majority of candidates fighting in the elections. The final result is yet to be declared. The council elections are for 393 Office Bearers seats and 385 Class Representatives seats, among 778 seats.
The reports have it that frustrated over their failure to gather candidates for the Tripura college council elections 2017, the ABVP supporters attacked the closed council rooms to disrupt the election process.
According to the reports, the student organization ABVP had been trying to gather candidates for the college council posts through various means. While the nomination process was going on, different incidents were reported from various colleges.
It was reported that ABVP supporters tried to enter the Fatikroy College of Kumarghat to disturb the nomination process last Monday. On Tuesday, BBMC College students claimed that a similar attempt was made by the ABVP.
SFI leaders also alleged that some unknown shouting ‘Bharat Mata ki Jay’ attacked the council room while the nomination process was going on. The leaders also alleged that the students damaged photographs of Mahatma Gandhi, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, and other leaders inside the room.