Meet Rashmi Samant: She wins Presidential Election to Oxford Student Union
This election of Oxford University will not only be remembered for Rashmi's victory but also because it was recorded here this time. During this time, 4881 students cast 36405 votes for various posts.
New Delhi: An Indian woman has created history by winning the election of the post of President in the UK's renowned Oxford University Students Union. The name of this woman is Rashmi Samant.
Rashmi is the first Indian woman to hold this position. Rashmi belongs to Manipal in Karnataka, India. She got more votes than his other three contestants in the Chunava held here. Rashmi secured 1966 votes out of a total of 3708 votes cast in this election.
Oxford University Students Union President:
This election of Oxford University will not only be remembered for Rashmi's victory but also because it was recorded here this time. During this time, 4881 students cast 36405 votes for various posts. In his election campaign, Rashmi put her four priorities in front of the students.
Three of these were unique, including the focus on the university's liberation from colonialism and inclusivity, the prevention of the global pandemic Covid-19, the mental health of students.
Rashmi did schooling from Manipal:
Rashmi is a student of MSc Energy System at Linacre College, Oxford University. She did his schooling from Manipal and Udupi. Her father Dinesh is a businessman and mother Vatsala is a duodenum. Her father's business is some distance away from Udupi.
Rashmi moved to Oxford after obtaining a degree in mechanical engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology. She was also the technical secretary of the student union at MIT.
Along with Samant, some other Indians can also register their victory in this election. Among them, Devika has been elected to the post of Vice-President Graduates Elect and Dhiti Goyal Student Trustees for 2021-22.