Winners of election in the Maharajas College, Ernakulam, conducts victory rally.
Kottayam: Students Federation of India (SFI) claimed that it swept the elections to students' unions of the colleges affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University. This is the first election post-pandemic.
The left-wing organisation won 116 unions out of 125, its leaders said.
SFI claimed it won in 38 colleges out of 41 in Ernakulam district. Among the colleges, the organisation won all seats in 16 colleges. Meanwhile, KSU won four important general seats, including the chairman, in the Ernakulam law college.
In the Kottayam district, SFI bagged unions of 38 colleges out of 39 where elections were held. KSU could only win Chaganassery SB college.
In Idukki district, SFI claimed it has captured 24 colleges out of 27. It won back some colleges including the Newman college, which they lost to KSU in the previous election. Meanwhile, KSU claimed that it performed well in class representative elections.
SFI won in 17 out of the 18 colleges in Pathanamthitta.
A police SI was injured in the fight between students in Kattappana. Kottappadi Mar Alias College union panel were all women.