Shopian: Shopian Bar Association on Saturday held elections to choose president, vice president and Secretary. Advocate Sheikh Mubarak Hussain was elected as President Shopian Bar Association.
Advocate Mushtaq Ahmad Paul as Vice President and advocate Aijaz Ahmad Zargar as Secretary of the district Association.
Adv Mir Tariq Ahmad , Adv Musavir Ahmed Tak and Adv Abdul Basit Wani supervised the election process. Total 90 voters choose the above heads. Among the 90 votes the acting president advocate Ghulam Hassan Dar got 42 votes while as Sheikh Mubark Hussain made him to lose the elections as he got 48 votes.
Similarly Malik Parvaiz got 29 votes for vice president seat. He was beaten by Mushtaq Ahmad Paul who got 60 votes and become the vice president of bar association.
For general Secretary seat three advocates were in fray. Tariq Ahmad Shah got 29 votes, Jahangir Ahmad Khan 19 however they were beaten in votes by Aijaz Ahmad Zargar who got 42 votes and become general Secretary of bar association.
All the advocates who voted as were chosen as heads for particular posts said that free and fair elections were held.