SCBA polls end, results today
Published : Friday, 15 March, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 601
The two-day voting for electing the new leadership of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for 2019-20 session ended at 5.30 pm Thurday. "The voting was held peacefully and in a festive mood through 44 polling booths which began at 10 am and continued till 5.30 pm with one hour interval in the middle," election management committee member Advocate Qazi Joynal Abedin said.
"Out of total 7,825 voters, some 6,135 lawyers casted their ballots at the SCBA auditorium in Dhaka. Counting of ballots will start at 11 pm and the result is likely to be announced tomorrow (Friday) morning," Supreme Court Bar superintendant Nimesh Chandra Das said in the evening.
A total of 33 candidates took part in the election against 14 posts. Of them, seven were secretarial posts and seven executive members. Senior lawyer AY Moshiuzzaman conducted the poll as Chief Election Commissioner.
AM Amin Uddin and Abdun Nur Dulal are vying for the posts of president and general secretary respectively from pro-independent White Panel, while AJ Mohammad Ali and Mahbub Uddin Khokon for the posts of president and general secretary from pro-BNP-Jamaat Blue Panel.