28 Nov 2022, 18:13

AL-backed panel sweeps in Khulna Bar election

KHULNA, Nov 28, 2022 (BSS) - Awami League backed Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi Parisad panel has swept in the Khulna Bar Association Election, bagging all 14 posts.

Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi Parishad's candidates Saiful Islam and SM Tarique Mahmud Tara have been elected president and general secretary (GS) respectively in the polls held at the district bar auditorium here yesterday.

Advocate Saiful, also the president of city unit of Awami League, made a record by electing Khulna BAR president for the fourth times and S M Tarique Mahmud elected GS for the second times.

Among 1,387 registered voters, 1,184 casted their votes in the election.
Chairman of a three-member election conducting committee Advocate Liakat Ali Molla announced the result last mid-night after counting all the votes.

According to the results, Saiful won as the president bagging 1,060 votes and Tara won as the general secretary getting 978 votes.

BNP-Jamaat backed all-party united council Sarbodoliya Ainjibi Oikkya
Parishad president candidate advocate Shariful Alam Zoarder got 72 votes and GS candidate AKM Shaheedul Alam Shaheed got 92 votes.  

AL backed other elected executive members are-K M Mizanur Rahman and Shirin Akter Popy (Vice Presidents), Tamal Kanti Ghosh (Joint Secretary), Kazi Saiful Imran (Library Secretary), Asaduzzaman Gazi (Literature and Cultural Secretary) and members-Omor Faruk Rony, Sarder Ashrafur Rahman Dipu, S M Abdus Sattar, Projesh Roy, Monirul Islam Monir, Sabira Sultana Happy and Khadiza Akter Tulu.

On Saturday, the BNP-Jamaat backed panel at a press conference at Khulna BAR premises boycotted the election alleging partial behavior of the chairman of the Election conducting committee in favour of Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi Parishad panel.



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