AUSU president Richa joins Samajwadi Party : Cited secularism as a reason

Allahabad University Students’ Union(AUSU) President, Richa Singh who  received the Lakshmibai award by Uttar Pradesh government last month joined Samajwadi party.

“Only Samajwadi ideology and SP are secular while BJP is spreading communalism across the country as it is evident from the recent scenario,” she told in a press conference in presence of Shivpal Singh Yadav,Samajwadi party General Secretary and in-charge of UP

Richa Singh created history in October 2015 when she was elected as the first woman president of Allahabad University Students’ Union after independence. She was the first woman to be elected to the post of president in the history of the Allahabad University. She has been working in difficult circumstances in the varsity as it has a strong presence of ABVP. She is an independent leader and is not associated with any political party.

Richa Singh is doing her PhD at the globalization and development studies centre of the varsity. She was a gold medalist in her M.Phil in women’s studies. She did MA in Economics.