Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Simran Mishra elected as students union president of USA-based University of Minnesota. Simran Mishra and Mina Kian were voted as the new Minnesota Student Association president and vice president, respectively, garnering over 83 percent of the vote. They will take over the positions that represent the undergraduate students at the University in the summer.
Mishra and her running mate, Mina Kian defeated Dobbs DeCorsey and Larranz Guider by almost 70 percent. Mishra and Kian got a total of 3,674 votes, compared to only 710 votes from their only opponents, Dobbs DeCorsey and Larranz Guider. A total of 4,405 votes were cast for the undergraduate election.