Recently, MP Shashi Tharoor posted on Twitter, "Delhi students are to elect their Union, largest student rep body in India. Wishing NSUI panel of efficient and experienced candidates all success."

Battle lines drawn: A worker preparing posters at the office of NSUI at
Raisina Road in New Delhi on Tuesday. Pic/Subhash Barolia

"Manickam Tagore, another MP, tweeted, "For a better future, students of DU shall support NSUI panel for DUSU. Ajay Chikara for President, Bhupendra for VP, Parag for Secretary, Ashish for Joint Secretary, vote and support."

At the same time, Mohammad Azharuddin, former Indian cricket captain, tweeted, "Met NSUI candidates for DUSU. Charming and promising. Wish them success and appeal all DU students to exercise their franchise and elect them."
- Inputs Vatsala Shrangi