2018-03-24 10:36:18 BdST
Pro-BNP panel sweeps SC Bar election
Pro-BNP lawyers have won 10 out of 14 posts, including president and secretary, in the Supreme Court Bar Association election.
BNP leaders Zainul Abedin and AM Mahbub Uddin Khokon have been reelected SCBA president and secretary.
Pro-Awami League lawyers have secured the rest of the four posts, including an assistant secretary.
The election results were announced on Friday morning after the two-day voting ended on Thursday. A total of 4,865 lawyers out of 6,152 cast their votes in the capital's SCBA auditorium.
Two elected vice-presidents are pro-BNP lawyers Golam Mostafa and Golam Rahman Bhuiyan.
Pro-BNP lawyer Nasreen Aktar has been elected treasurer, while pro-BNP lawyer Kazi Md Joynal Abedin and pro-AL lawyer Abdur Razzak have won the posts of assistant secretaries.
The elected pro-BNP executive members are Mahfuz Bin Yusuf, Md Ahsan Ullah, Shafiul Alam Mahmud and Md Mehedi Hassan. The other posts of executive members went to pro-AL lawyers are Ashraful Hadi, Shahana Parveen and Md Maju Miah.
In the last year's SCBA election, pro-BNP lawyers won eight posts, including president and secretary, and pro-AL lawyers secured six posts, including a vice president.
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