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Kanupriya (PU’s President 2018) Age, Family, Caste, Biography & More


Kanupriya

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameKanu Priya Devgan
NicknamesRabia, Kannu
Profession(s)Student, Activist
Famous ForBeing the first woman President of Panjab University Campus Students’ Council 2018 (PUCSC)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1996
Age (as in 2018) 22 Years
BirthplacePatti, District Tarn Taran , Punjab, India
NationalityIndian
HometownPatti, District Tarn Taran , Punjab, India
Schools• Sacred Heart Convent School, Delhi
• St Thomas Senior Secondary, Ludhiana, Punjab
UniversityPanjab University, Chandigarh
Educational QualificationPursuing M.Sc. Zoology 2nd year (2018)
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
Political IdeologyLeft
HobbiesPhotography
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Family
ParentsFather- Pawan Kumar (Manager in a Highway Industry)
Mother- Chandar Sudha Rani (Nurse)Kanupriya Parents
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Dosa, Idli, Sambhar
Favourite DestinationGoa
Favourite PersonalitiesMartin Luther King, Bhagat Singh

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kanupriya

  • On 6 September 2018, Kanupriya became the first women President of ‘Panjab University Campus Students’ Council’ (PUCSC) where she secured 2802 votes.

    Kanupriya- First Women President of PUCSC

    Kanupriya- First Women President of PUCSC

  • She is the only girl who has stood for the post of President against five male candidates of ABVP, SOI, NSUI, PUSU, and Punjab Students Union (Lalkaar).
  • Kanupriya defeated his nearest competitor Ashish Rana of ‘ABVP’ by 719 votes whereas NOTA was higher than winning margin.
  • She is not only the first women president of Panjab University but also of the ‘Students For Society’ (SFS) party.

    Kanupriya campaign for SFS

    Kanupriya campaign for SFS

  • Kanupriya joined the university in the year 2014, and in 2015, her party SFS fought against a sexual harassment case.
  • In 2016, she worked as an Ed (emergency department) support volunteer at ‘Make A Difference’ (mobilizes the young leaders to ensures equitable outcomes for children in shelters across India).
  • After the victory, Kanupriya said that she will not allow- fee hike, privatisation, any gheri route, singers who denigrate women in their songs at cultural functions and will allow 24-hour open girl’s hostels.
  • During the victory celebration, she issued a warning to the vice-chancellor, Prof. Raj Kumar, asking him not to interfere in the student’s council work.

    Kanupriya celebrating victory with SFS members and supporters

    Kanupriya celebrating victory with SFS members and supporters

  • Kanupriya does not believe in casteism that is why she doesn’t use her surname.
  • She is an avid dog lover.

    Kanupriya- Dog Lover

    Kanupriya- Dog Lover

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