Kulbir Singh Dhaliwal on Wednesday became president of the Bar Association of Punjab and Haryana High Court for a second consecutive term.
Dhaliwal defeated his competitor,advocate K S Dadwal,by over 150 votes.
Sapan Dhir clinched the post of vice-president with 1,048 votes. He defeated Amarjit Kaur Khurana,who polled 750 votes. Ranjivan Singh was declared elected to the secretarys post by bagging 1,159 votes. Advocate Prabjot Kaur was elected joint secretary with 1,733 votes while Vikrant Pamboo with 1,450 votes was declared victorious on the treasurers post.
In the District Courts bar elections,advocate N K Nanda retained the post of president of the District Bar Association,winning by a huge margin. Nanda polled 956 votes while his competitor advocate Malkit Singh Jandiala polled 323 votes. Advocate Manish Joshi became the new vice-president with 671 votes,beating his competitors Gagan Aggarwal and Satish Umad,who polled 397 and 164 votes respectively.
Advocate Manijt Singh Dhiman polled 776 votes to become the secretary of the association,defeating his rival Harish,who got 463 votes. The post of joint secretary was bagged by Kiranjit Kaur who got 775 votes. A total of 1,302 votes were cast in the elections. Neeraj Hans has become the new treasurer.
At the Central Administrative Tribunal,advocate D R Sharma became the president. He polled 38 votes while his competitor advocate Rohit Seth polled 24 votes. Advocate Jyoti Chaudhary became the secretary,defeating advocate J R Syal with a margin of eight votes. Dharinder Shukla was elected vice-president while advocates Pankaj Mohan Kansal and Pawan Gaur were elected unopposed as joint secretaries. Advocate Suresh Verma was elected treasurer.