BNP fall in Dhaka Bar Association election
Sammilita Ainjibi Samannay Parishad (SASP), a forum of pro-Awami League lawyers, swept the election to the Dhaka Bar Association.
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.
Advocate Shah Alam Khan, chief election commissioner of DBA, announced the results around 6 am on Saturday.
Six candidates from the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami supported Blue panel have made it to the executive committee of the lawyers’ body.
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.