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Awami League-backed panel sweeps Dhaka Bar Association election


Pro-Awami League lawyers have clinched 21 out of the 27 positions in elections to the Dhaka Bar Association, including that of president and general secretary.White panel candidate Saidur Rahman Manik has been elected as the president while fellow-panellist Ayubur Rahman was elected general secretary in the polling held on Wednesday and Thursday.Six candidates from the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami supported Blue panel have made it to the executive committee of the lawyers’ body, according to the results published on Saturday.From the AL-backed panel, Abu Bakar Farhad has been elected as vice president, Abdus Salam Khan as senior assistant general secretary, Md Shahadat Hossain Bhuiyan as assistant general secretary, Ali Ahmed as library secretary, Lucky Akter Flora as cultural affairs secretary, Abdul Hai Mamun as office secretary and Baharul Islam Bahar as sports secretary.Blue panel’s Afroza Begum Shelly was elected senior vice president, Abu Baqr Siddique as treasurer and Shafiqul Islam as social welfare secretary.Of the 15 posts for the executive committee member, 12 have been elected from the pro-government panel while three from the BNP and Jamaat backed lawyers’ panel.
source:court correspondent


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