JNUSU elections: The battle for a progressive campus

The yearly student union elections at Jawaharlal Nehru University are a celebration of true democracy

September 10, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), a public university situated in the Indian capital of New Delhi, is well known for its progressive students’ politics and academic excellence. The university is also known as the ‘citadel of the left’ as communist students’ organizations have dominated students’ politics for decades. Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the 2019 JNU students’ union (JNUSU) elections, which is festival of democracy with the campus reverberating with slogans and walls filled with vibrant posters.