Amanullah Kanrani of Hamid Khan group, on Wednesday (Oct 31), defeated Ali Ahmed Kurd, by securing 1093 votes in Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections for the term 2018-2019, according to unofficial and unconfirmed results. While Ali Ahmad Kurd stood runner-up by securing 944 votes.
A total of 3,047 voters were to elect the 22-member body of the SCBA. The Lahore registry has 1291 registered voters while the Karachi registry has 504. In Islamabad, there are 484 registered votes while Peshawar has 280 votes. Quetta, Bahawalpur and Multan have 196, 89 and 203 registered votes respectively.
According to the SCBA policy, the president of the bar is elected from different province each year as per rotation policy. The SCBA body consists of the president, four vice-presidents (one from each province), secretary, additional secretary, finance secretary and 14 members elected from throughout Pakistan (at least two from each province).
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23 August, 2019