AL-backed panel sweeps Khulna Bar election

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Khulna | Published: 01:30, Dec 01,2020


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

Bangabandhu Ainjibi Parisad’s candidates Saiful Islam and KM Iqbal Hossain have been re-elected president and general secretary respectively in the polls held on Sunday at the district bar auditorium.

A total of 1,221 registered voters, among 1,354, cast their votes in the election.

Chairman of the three members’ election conducting committee Molla Liakat Ali announced the result last night after counting vote.

According to the results, Saiful won president post, bagging 882 votes and Iqbal won general secretary post, getting 714 votes.

In 2019 Khulna BAR election, Saiful won president post, bagging 685 votes and Iqbal won general secretary post, getting 627 votes.

BNP-Jamaat backed all party united council Sarbodoliya Ainjibi Oikkya Parishad president candidate Akter Zahan Ruku got 315 votes and GS candidate Molla Moshiur Rahman Nannu got 464 votes.

AL backed other elected executive members are Krisna Kumar Dutta and Shakerin Sultana (vice presidents), Sheikh Ashraf Ali Pappu (joint secretary), Anwara Mumtaz Anna (literature and cultural secretary) and members Nowshin Rahman Barsha, Romana Tanha, Abdus Shafique Molla Jony, Amirul Islam Mukul, Indrajit Shil and FM Saidur Rahman.

BNP-Jamaat backed panel just won 2 posts. They are – Sheikh Muhammad Moin Uddin Maruf (library secretary) and executive member AK Basher.

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