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Pro-AL panel wins Khulna Bar election

Published: November 25, 2019 13:40:17 | Updated: November 29, 2019 20:15:09


The ruling Awami League-backed Bangabandhu Ainjibi Parishad has won the annual election to the executive committee of Khulna District Bar Association.

It bagged 10 out of 14 posts, including that of the president and general secretary, reports UNB.

Saiful Islam was elected president with 685 votes while AKM Iqbal Hossain was elected general secretary with 627 votes.

The nearest competitors for the president and general secretary posts were Molla Mohammad Masud Rashid (558 votes) and Molla Mashiur Rahman (614 votes). 

Sarbadalio Ainjibi Oikya Parishad bagged four posts in the polls.

Altogether 28 candidates contested for 14 posts from two panels in the election held on Sunday. The results were announced at midnight.

A total of 1,256 members out of 1,391 cast their votes in the election.

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