Supreme Court Bar Association election begins
Voting in the two-day annual election to the 14-member executive committee, including president and secretary, of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) began on Wednesday morning.
The voting started at 10:00am at SCBA building, which will continue till 5:00pm with a one-hour lunch and prayer break.
Md Momtaz Uddin Fakir and Barrister AM Mahbub Uddin Khokon have been nominated for the post of president from Bangabandhu Awami Ainjibi Parishad and Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya Panel respectively.
A large number of low enforcers were deployed on the court premises to avoid any untoward incident.
Meanwhile, incident of looting and tearing of ballot papers were taken place on Tuesday night at the association building.
According to some lawyers present at the time, Mansurul Haque Chowdhury resigned as the head of the election management committee the day before the election.
The candidates of the two major political parties – Awami League and BNP – met on the second floor of the association building to discuss the nomination of the new chief of the committee.
Later, the incident took place as the matter was not resolved through discussion.