OKARA - The Bhidara Group panel made a clean sweep in the annual election of the District Bar Association for 2013 here, with Khan Zia Ullah Khan and Rai Ijazul Haq were elected as president and secretary respectively.

Khan Zia Ullah Khan got 413 votes while his opponent Ghulam Mustafa Sadiq got 365 votes.

Rai Ijazul Haq got 468 votes while his opponent Syed Ali Abid got 299 votes and was declared general secretary.

The winner group was seen splashing colours, distributing sweets and burst firecrackers. Many shouted slogans and even danced to the drum beats.