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Azzam elected AMU students union president

Aligarh : Abdullah Azzam was Thursday elected the president of the AMU Students’ Union.

Azzam, of the law faculty, defeated his nearest rival Leyaqat Khan by a margin of 671 votes in a four-cornered contest, announced chief election officer, Prof Naeem Ahmad Khan.

Syed Masoodul Hasan, student of MA (Mass Communication) was elected vice president by a huge margin, securing 7,851 votes, while Shahzeb Ahmad, student of PGDIBF, was elected honorary secretary.

In the Women’s College Students’ Union elections, Gulfiza Khan was declared elected president while Noorain Batool and Afra Khanam took the posts of vice president and honorary secretary, respectively.

Ten cabinet members of the AMU Students’ Union were also elected, as well as 11 candidates of the various faculties for the membership of the AMU Court, the highest governing body of the university.

The elections saw a turnout of more than 70 percent of the students.