Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Mainali elected NBA President

Senior Advocate Bishwo Kant Mainali has been elected President of the Nepal Bar Association (NBA), an umbrella organization of the professional lawyers of the country.
Mainali, in favour of the left panel, had represented the Progressive Faction of the lawyers.

Likewise, advocate Raman Kumar Shrestha has been elected General Secretary of the NBA while Sarita Bhandari Baral was elected treasurer of the association.

Both belong to the progressive faction.

Meanwhile, latest vote counts lean in favour of the left panel followed closely by right panel (Loktantrik Faction).

As the vote counting is underway, the results for the other posts are expected to be declared by Wednesday evening.

The Bar elections for a total of 17 posts including that of the NBA President and Vice-President commenced on Saturday in 33 election centres across the country.

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