Justice V.P. Vaish asked DU to take instruction on removal of prefixes 'A', 'a', 'AA' or further before the names of candidates and inform it by September 9.The plea filed by AISA through advocate Kamlesh Kumar Mishra said candidates add the alphabet 'A' before their names with a view to get their names listed first or at the top of the ballot paper.

It contended that it was a belief that a large number of voters not committed to any particular contesting candidate but nevertheless exercising their voting right, exercise the same in favor of the candidate whose name appears first on the ballot paper without even bothering to go through all the names.

In another plea, alleging that most of the candidates in the upcoming Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) election were indulging in, abetting and practicing all 'illegal activities' considered 'corrupt practices', the court asked the grievance cell of DU to decide the representation within two days.

The plea filed by Ruby, a first year student of the law faculty in DU, said the candidates indulged in offenses such as bribing and intimidation of voters, canvasing and holding public meetings and using propaganda outside the university or college campuses and violating the Lyngdoh Committee Report guidelines.

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