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National Students’ Union of India

The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) is the student wing of the Indian National Congress party, formed on 9 April 1971.

National Presidents of the NSUI

Name Term
P R Kumaramangalam 1971–74
G. Mohan Gopal 1974–76
Geetanjali Maken 1976–77
K.K. Sharma 1977–81
Subhash Chowdhary 1981–82
Ramesh Chenithala 1982–84
Mukul Wasnik 1984–86
Manish Tewari 1986–93
Saleem Ahmad 1993–97
Alka Lamba 1997–99
Meenakshi Natarajan 1999–2003
Hibi Eden 2008–2012
Rohit Chaudhary 2012–2014
Roji John 2014–Present


In 2013, the NSUI had several run-ins with police. In November, two members of the NSUI were injured by police as they attempted to submit a memorandum to the district magistrate.[1] In late November, the NSUI filed a complain with the police against Madhu Kishwar, a writer who outed a journalist that had been allegedly sexually assaulted by Tarun Tejpal.[2]

In December 2013, the NSUI locked the cafeteria of Kashmir University, after NSUI members argued with a waiter and cafeteria staff.[3]

Controversies and attacks

  • On 23 June 2011, NSUI members attacked and seriously injured the vice-chancellor of Gujarat Technological University.[4]
  • On 8 January 2013, several NSUI members hurled stoned at the RSS office in Rambagh area in Indore resulting into police arresting 7 of NSUI members.[5]

See also


  1. ^ NSUI students lathicharged during protest at inspector's office
  2. ^ NSUI files complaint against Kishwar for tweeting survivor’s name in Tejpal case
  3. ^ NSUI “politicizing” the atmosphere of KU
  4. ^ "To ‘solve’ their problems, NSUI assaults Gujarat Technological University V-C". DNA. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Seven NSUI workers held after attack on RSS office in Indore". Business Standard. PTI. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 

External links

  • National Students' Union of India official site
  • Official All India Congress Committee website
  • Official Indian National Congress website

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