The election of Bangladesh Bar Council with 48,465 voters will be held on May 20.
The elections of the country’s highest body of the lawyers will be held at voting boots of Supreme Court Lawyers Association Building in Dhaka, civil courts in all districts and civil courts of 12 upazilas from 10 am to 5 pm on May 20.
As per the election schedule, declared on March 25 last, signed by Attorney general Mahbub-e-Alam, the voter list was published on April 9, nomination papers were submitted from April 12 to 16.
The scrutiny of the nominations papers will be held at 4 pm on April 20 and the last date of nomination paper withdrawal is April 23.
Awami League led alliance backed Sammilito Ainjibi Samity and BNP led alliance supported Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Okkya have already published panels with the names of their candidates.
The candidates of Sammilito Ainjibi Samity are – Barrister M Amir-ul Islam, Advocate Abdul Baset Mojumder, Barrister Rokonuddin Mahmud, Advocate Abdul Matin Khashru, Advocate S M Rezaul Karim, Advocate Z I Khan Panna and Advocate PC Ghuho. The candidates of Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Okkya are – Advocate Khandakar Mahbub Hossain, A Z Mohammad Ali, Barrister A M Mahbub Uddin Khokon, Advocate Sanaullah Mia, Barrister Bodruddozha Badal, Advocate Borhanuddin and Advocate Mohsin Mia.