AL-backed panel sweeps Khulna Bar election

Published : 29 Nov 2021 09:51 PM

Awami League backed Bangabandhu Ainjibi Parisad has swept the Khulna Bar Association election, bagging 12 posts out of 14.

Bangabandhu Ainjibi Parishad's candidates Saiful Islam and SM Tarique Mahmud Tara have been elected president and general secretary (GS) respectively in the polls held yesterday at the district bar auditorium.

Among 1,375 registered voters, 1,231 cast their votes in the election. Chairman of the three members' election conducting committee advocate Liakat Ali Molla announced the result this morning after counting votes.

According to the results, Saiful won the president post, bagging 811 votes and Tara won the general secretary post, getting 662 votes.

BNP-Jamaat backed all-party united council Sarbodoliya Ainjibi Oikkya Parishad president candidate Sheikh Nurul Hasan Ruba got 398 votes and GS candidate Molla Moshiur Rahman Nannu got 508 votes.  

AL backed other elected executive members are - G M Amanullah and Md Nazrul Islam (Vice Presidents), Ashraful Alam Raju (Library Secretary), Tamima Latif Snighdha (Literature and Cultural Secretary) and members Ashok Kumar Golder, Nowshin Rahman Barsha, Mehedi Hasan, Abdus Shafiq Molla Jhony, Sheikh Moniruzzaman Monir, Romana Tanha and Ranima Khatun.