SAHIWAL/AHMEDPUR EAST/CHINIOT/FAISALABAD/ SIALKOT/KHANEWAL/SARGODHA/TOBA TEK SINGH/ MINCHINABAD/PASRUR/FAISALABAD - The season of district and tehsil bar associations annual elections concluded as new office-bearers were elected.

As per detail, Malik Muhammad Hussain Saghla made a hat trick as he was elected President District Bar Association Sahiwal for the third consecutive term with 509 votes while his opponent Mian Rasheed Joia got 431 votes.

Like vise Rana Tahir Saeed was elected vice President for the second term with 388 votes while his opponent Ghulam Abbas Kamboh got 267 votes. For the seat of general secretary Rana Nadeem Iqbal was elected with 479 votes while his opponent Mahar Abid Hussain Bhonana got 462 votes. Similarly Rana Shahid Shakeel was elected as Joint secretary with 507 votes by defeating his Khizar Hayyat who obtained 426 votes while Jameel Iqbal was elected finance secretary and Babar Sultan library secretary unopposed along with ten members of executive committee.

In SIALKOT, the annual elections of the different bar associations including District Bar Association (DBA) completed here. According to the results, In Sialkot, senior advocate Malik Mushtaq Ahmed was elected as President of Sialkot District Bar Association (DBA) who got 527 votes defeating his close rival candidate Zulfiqar Ali Dhadi who could get only 254 votes. Barrister Jamshaid Ghiyas was elected as general secretary by getting 331 votes. Sheikh Suhail Nazir was elected as vice president by getting 423 votes his rival candidate Malik Inam ul Haq got 350 votes and Malik Husnain Tariq got 410 votes and was elected as joint secretary by defeating his close rival candidate Miss Shabana Tabassam who got 366 votes.  As many as 789 members of Sialkot DBA cast their votes.

In Daska, Ch. Faqeer Sain was elected President of Daska Bar Association after a very close fight. He got 200 votes and defeated his rival candidate Ch. Ehsan Ullah Ghuman who got 186 votes. Ch. Shehzad Ali Dhiloun got 200 votes and was elected as vice president by defeating his rival candidate Rana Jalil-ur-Rehman who got 187 votes. Total 389 votes were cast in this election.

In Sambrial, Rana Qaisar Akhtar was elected as President of Sambrial Bar Association. He got 113 votes and knocked out his rival candidate Irshad Ghuman who could get only 79 votes. Naeem Shehzad Najami got 125 votes and was elected as general secretary by defeating his rival candidate Mian Nadeem who got 67 votes. Mazhar Awais Gondal was elected as vice president by getting 104 votes. He defeated his rival candidate Munawar Hussain who bagged 82 votes.

In Pasrur , Ch. Altaf Suhail Advocate was elected as President , Sardar Akhtar Dogar as vice president , Ghulam Mustafa Bhatti as general secretary and  Irfan Warraich was elected as joint secretary of Pasrur Bar Association during its annual elections completed here on Saturday night.

In AHMEDPUR EAST, Sardar Nazar Hussein Aslam and Malik Rashid Mehmood Naich were elected as President and General Secretary respectively of Tehsil Bar Association.

According to the election results, Sardar Nazar Hussein Aslam bagged 222 votes while his rival Sardar Manzoor Ahmed Langha got 104 votes. Similarly General Secretary Malik Rashid Mehmood Naich obtained 228 votes while runner candidate Malik Altaf Ghallu got 98 votes.

In CHINIOT, the young lawyers won the DBA elections. The District Bar Association elections were held here and young lawyers group candidates were elected the office-bearers for the current year.

In PASRUR, the annual election of Tehsil Bar Association was held. Chaudhry Altaf Sohail was elected as President and Ghulam Mustfa Bhatti as General Secretary. Other office-bearers are Sardar Akhter Dogar Vice President and Irfan Warriach Joint Secretary for the current year.

In MINCHINABAD, Advocate Mian Sarfraz Ahmad and Rao Kashf Rehman were elected as President and General Secretary respectively of the Tehsil Bar Association Minchinabad here the other day.

Mian Muhammad sarfraz won the slot of DBA President by securing 72 votes and his opponent Mian Rashad Mehmood Wattoo got 65 votes. Rao Kashif Rehman was elected as General Secretary with 88 votes by defeating Ziaur Rahman Bhatti who got 39 votes. Shaikh Muhammad Saleem bagged 86 votes and was elected as Vice-President, Mian Noor Samand Yasar won the slot of Joint Secretary by getting 81 votes.

In KHANEWAL, lawyers’ grand alliance candidates made a clean sweep in the election of district bar association for the year 2013. Two groups - Liberal alliance panel and Lawyers grand alliance were in the run for different offices of the District Bar Khanewal. However, the lawyers’ grand alliance won 8 major seats out of total 13 slots of the DBA while the rest 5 were won by liberal alliance.

The lawyers’ grand alliance candidate Tariq Nonari defeated his opponent Rana Muhammad Aslam with a huge margin of 106 votes and elected President. Newly-elected DBA office-bears are President Muhammad Tariq Nonari, General Secretary Saeed Akhtar Ch, vice president Sheikh Muhammad Akram, Joint secretary Mubashir Ameen, (liberal Lawyer alliance) Finance Secretary Saleem Ashraf Dehar who was elected unopposed, Library secretary Rana Israr Aalam, seven member are elected as members executive council.

In SARGODHA, the District Bas Association annual election 2013 results were declared. According to the results, Syed Tayyub Hussain Sherazi got 674 votes and was elected as president of DBA. Malik Shafqat Abbas Awan was elected as general secretary with 693 votes.

TOBA TEK SINGH, the results of Toba District Bar Association and Gojra and Kamalia tehsil bar associations annual election were declared. According to the results Toba DBA elected office-bearers are: President Chaudhry Nazir Raza, vice president Tanveer Gujjar, general secretary Ch Abdul Munem Oatal, joint secretary Adeel Safdar, finance secretary Sardar Ajaib Khan and librarian Mian Shahid Mahmood.

In Gojra, PTI Gojra Lawyers Wing President Anwar Mansoor Goraya was elected as president of the Tehsil Bar Association. Other office-bearers are: vice president Sheikh Ijaz Ahmad, general secretary Abbas Ali, joint secretary Muhammad Sarfraz,finance secretary Masood Ahmad Khan and auditor Muhammad Shahid.

In Kamalia, following office-bearers were elected: President Waseem Bahar Sherazi, vice president Yasin Darsana, general secretary Rana Nasir Javed, joint secretary Fayaz Sialvi, finance secretary Ch Muhammad Sajid and librarian Mehr Muhammad Riaz.

In RAJANPUR, Mohammad Saleem Afghan was elected as President District Bar Association for the year 2013. He obtained 151 votes while his opponent Ch Naim Saqib obtained 117 votes. Mian Shahzad Akber was elected as General Secretary who obtained 150 votes and his opponent Yasar Farid Gopang got 117 votes. Similarly Jam Riaz Hussain was elected Joint Secretary, Mian Ahsan Farid vice President, Miss Memona Habib Library Secretary, Shafqat Abbas Qureshi Finance Secretary and Mian Abdul Mateen was elected as Auditor of the DBA.

In FAISALABAD, Mian Javaid Iqbal and Naveed Mukhtar Ghumman were elected president and general secretary of the District Bar Association (DBA) respectively during its annual general elections for year 2013.  Announcing election results, DBA Election Commission Chairman Ch Irshad Ahmad said that a one on one contest was held for seats of president, general secretary, joint secretary and finance secretary. On the president seat, Mian Javaid Iqbal was declared successful with 874 votes while his rival Farrukh Gulzar Awan got 865 votes.

Naveed Mukhtar Ghumman was elected general secretary with 881 votes while his rival Rana Muazzam Abbas got 860 votes. For the seat of vice president, Rana Nadeem Babar was declared successful with 940 votes while his rivals Ch Joseph and Javaid Sheikh got 441 and 366 votes respectively.