Pro-BNP lawyer Badrul Anwar becomes CBA president

Published: February 11, 2019 14:13:49 | Updated: February 17, 2019 16:04:36

Pro-BNP lawyer ASM Badrul Anwar has been elected president and Pro-Awami League lawyer Ayub Khan secretary in the Chittagong Bar Association (CBA) election.

Chief Election Commissioner Anwarul Haque Chowdhury announced the results at 11:45pm on Sunday.

Of the total 19 posts, Pro-BNP and Pro-Awami League lawyers' panel secured nine posts each while an independent candidate got the rest one.

The daylong voting of the election concluded at around 4:00pm starting from 9:00am on Sunday, says a UNB report.

A total 2,733 lawyers among 3,426 cast their votes.

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