Adv Masood Bhat elected as President Bandipora Bar Association

Bandipora December 24 (KNS) : Advocate Masood Bhat has been elected as the President of Bar Association Bandipora for the second consecutive term on Saturday.

In an Election that was held here at District Court Complex Bandipora, Advocate Masood Bhat defeated his nearest rival  Advocate Feroz by 11 votes.

A total of 45 members cast their votes for the election of various posts of the District Bar Association. Advocate Masood Bhat bagged 28 votes while his rival Advocate Feroz got 17 votes.

Advocate Abdul Rasheed Khan was elected as Vice President of the Association defeating nearest rival Adil Jan by  7 votes. Advocate Bhat Shafeeq was elected as secretary of the association who secured 31 votes while his rival Advocate Shuaib Deewani got 12 votes. Two votes were rejected.Advocate Aamir Shafi was elected to the treasurer post unopposed.

The elections were conducted by  Advocate Iqbal Rubbani and advocate Muneer Haji. Oath ceremony will be held on Monday at the District Court Complex Bandipora.

After being elected as Bar President, Bhat said he will work to uphold the dignity and respect of the lawyers. “I will try to inculcate discipline among the lawyers,” he said.He also assured the lawyers that the Bar will play an active role in resolving their issues.(KNS) 

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