DUSU election 2018 LIVE updates: The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections 2018 are underway and around 700 electronic voting machines (EVMs) have been installed in 52 centres. Reports suggest that around 1.35 lakh registered students will be deciding the fate of 23 students. The polling for the morning college students will start at 8 am and end at 1 pm, while evening colleges students can exercise their vote from 3 pm to 7:30 pm.

This time in DUSU elections 2018 it is going to be a triangular contest as an alliance of All India Students’ Association (AISA) and the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) student wing, Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) will be participating in elections.

The alliance will be competing with BJP’s Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and Congress student’s wing National Students’ Union of India (NSUI).

According to the statement released by the Delhi University, the elections will be held in colleges as well to elect the members of the Central Council and the results will be announced on September 13.

Here are the LIVE updates of DUSU Elections 2018:

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14:39 (IST)

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Polling for the Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) elections 2018 for evening colleges will begin at 3 pm.

14:36 (IST)

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Around 50% voter turnout recorded in DU colleges

ARSD- 51%
Rajdhani College- 51.92%
Venkateswara college- 50%
Aryabhatta College- 43.9%

13:36 (IST)

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DUSU elections 2018 voting for the morning colleges have entered the last hour of polling.

13:34 (IST)

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Low voting in DUSU elections 2018 may result in favour of left-parties alliance, says Syed Valiullah Khadri, president of All India Students Federation.

12:49 (IST)

https://twitter.com/HaryanaAbvp/status/1039740359880986624

12:40 (IST)

DUSU elections 2018: Low voter turn out till 12:30 pm

Delhi University Student Union 2018 elections witnessed low voting turn out till 12:30 pm. The election committee will announce the final turn out in the evening.

12:19 (IST)

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The Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West Delhi) reported that Delhi University Student Union elections 2018 are underway peacefully. The result for the DUSU elections 2018 will be announced tomorrow.

11:56 (IST)

ABVP, NSUI workers detained

The Delhi police has detained some members of ABVP and NSUI in allegations of canvassing outside the polling booths. Members of both are distributing pamphlets among voters, say reports.

11:53 (IST)

https://twitter.com/iftikharfariha/status/1039756935300558848

11:29 (IST)

Voting for evening colleges to begin at 3 pm

DUSU elections 2018: The voting for the evening shift college Students will commence at 3 pm till 7:30 pm and the results for the Delhi University Student Union election will be declared on September 13, 2018.

11:21 (IST)

DUSU elections 2018 polling underway

Voting for the morning shift colleges will continue till 1:30 pm and results will be announced tomorrow.

11:17 (IST)

Delhi police issue advisory to student leaders

The Delhi police has issued an advisory to the student leaders and parties, saying that strict action will be taken against people who will try to appeal on the basis of caste or any gesture that may hurt feelings of any community.

11:13 (IST)

https://twitter.com/ABVPGujarat/status/1039728890799947776

11:12 (IST)

Students in queue outside polling booths

11:06 (IST)

https://twitter.com/DelhiPMC/status/1039602928074469377

10:42 (IST)

Polling underway

Polling for Delhi University Student Union is underway and security has been beefed up outside the colleges. Around 50 policemen are deployed outside Zakir Hussain college for DUSU elections 2018.