Digital Desk, Delhi. Delhi University Teachers Association ie DUTA elections are going to be held. These elections are being held for the largest and most important selected institution of teachers in Delhi University. Many teacher organizations of the university are in the fray for these elections. BJP, Congress and Left supported candidates have been contesting the elections. However, this time candidates supported by the Aam Aadmi Party are also contesting the elections.
This election of the Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) for the year 2021-2023 is to be held on 26 November. The election is for the post of President and 15 executive members in DUTA. For the first time, among the teachers’ organizations that have fielded their candidates in DUTA Executive, Dr. Hansraj Suman from Aam Aadmi Party’s teachers organization, Dr. Harendra Kumar Singh from BJP-backed teachers’ union NDTF, Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Raghuvanshi, Dr. Mahendra Meena, Dr. Luke Kumari Khanna is Dr. Chaman Singh.
Dr. Nandita Narayan, Dr. Jitendra Meena, Dr. Rudrashis Chakraborty, Dr.VS. Dixit, Dr. Amit Singh, Dr. Anju Jain from the teachers’ organization AAD, Dr. Jainendra Kumar is Dr. Anand Prakash. Congress supported Indian National Teachers Congress (INTEC) Dr. Pradeep Kumar, while INTECH (I) Dr. Udaybir Singh, Dr. Meghraj, Dr. Shashishekhar Singh from Samajwadi Shikshak Manch, Dr. Sunil Kumar Mandiwal from Common Teachers Front, University Teachers Front Surendra Singh from SGTF, Dr. Shyam Kumar from SGTF and Dr. Sant Prakash Singh as independent candidate.
Four candidates are in the fray for the post of president. Among them Prof. Ajay Kumar Bhagi of NDTF (Dyalsingh College) Dr. Abhadev Habib (Miranda House) AAD from DTF has fielded Dr. Premchand. At the same time, the ad-hoc teachers have made Dr. Shabana Azmi (Zakir Hussain Delhi College) their candidate. NDTF President and DUTA election presidential candidate Professor Ajay Kumar Bhagi said that after promotion in Delhi University, further regularization will be our first priority. Dr. Bhagi also announced to work with determination towards the creation of new posts of EWS.