Punjab Students Union

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Punjab Students Union (PSU)
ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਟੂਡੈਂਟਸ ਯੂਨੀਅਨ
PSU logo
Formation1963 (1963)
Founded atPunjab, India
HeadquartersMalwa, Punjab
  • Punjab
North India
Official language
Ranbir Singh Randhawa[1]
Key people
Hardeep Kaur Kotla (senior vice-president)[2]
Parent organization
Naujawan Bharat Sabha[3]

Punjab Students Union (PSU) is a left-wing student organisation in Punjab, India founded by Avtar Singh Malhotra and Darshan Khaira in March 1963.[4][5][6][7] As per Economic and Political Weekly, it is one of the most powerful student association Punjab.[8] PSU has influence in different schools and colleges in Punjab.[9] PSU marginalized All India Students Federation (AISF) and Students' Federation of India (SFI) in Punjab.[10] PSU holds protests state wide on different issues.[11][12]


  1. Service, Tribune News. "Sri Sri row: Students' arrest opposed". The Tribune. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  2. Kamal, Neel. "No let-up in protests against CAA, more to follow". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  3. Moffat, Chris (2019-01-10). India's Revolutionary Inheritance: Politics and the Promise of Bhagat Singh. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-108-49690-2. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Service, Tribune News. "50 years later, Left leader breaks silence on 'abandoning' union". The Tribune. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  5. N, TN. "Citizenship (Amendment) Act: Punjab nostalgic over student protests". The Times of India. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  6. Sharma, Shalini (2009-09-10). Radical Politics in Colonial Punjab: Governance and Sedition. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-26112-2. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  7. Service, Tribune News. "Demanding reservation is appeasement politics: PSU (Lalkaar)". The Tribune. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  8. "Aam Aadmi Party as Third Player in Punjab Politics". Economic and Political Weekly: 7–8. 2015-06-05.
  9. Baba Bujha Singh An Untold Story. Online Punjabi Book Store. ISBN 978-81-7982-402-3. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  10. Singh, Birinder Pal (2019-08-29). Indigeneity and Occupational Change: The Tribes of Punjab. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-00-069977-7. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  11. Service, Tribune News. "Develop Bhagat Singh's hideout, demand students". The Tribune. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  12. Service, Tribune News. "Day after protesters-police clash, Kirti Kisan Union leader arrested". The Tribune. Retrieved 2019-12-26.

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