Labour Court Bar Assoc President Rafiqual GS Sattar
Advocate Md. Rafiqual Islam Khan Alom was elected President and Advocate Md. Abdus Sattar General Secretary respectively of the executive committee of Dhaka Labour Court Bar Association.
Held without any break from 9am to 2pm, the voting was held at Labour Court Bhaban in the capital on Thursday.
Chief Election Commissioner Advocate Mahbubul Alam Siddiqui announced the poll results at about 4:30pm.
Some 106 voters out of total 118 exercised their franchise in the poll. Advocate Md. Rafiqual Islam Khan Alom got 56 votes, while his nearest rival Advocate Latifur Rahman bagged 49 votes.
Secretary candidate Abdus Sattar was declared winner by receiving 61 votes, while his nearest rival Advocate Mohsin Majumder bagged 44 votes.
Direct voting to only four posts (president, secretary and two vice presidents) out of total 15 was held, while 11 other candidates, including joint secretary, were elected unopposed.
The new committee will function for a period of two years (2023-2024).
The lawyers who practise at Dhaka Judge court and the High Court are mainly the members of Dhaka Labour Court Bar Association.