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Dhaka Bar election begins

A two-day election at Dhaka Bar Association to elect the office bearers for 2024-2025 started at 9am on Wednesday.

The balloting will go on till 5pm with one hour recess from 1pm to 2pm on both of the days.

The voting will end on Thursday (February 29) afternoon.

Abdur Rahman Hawlader and Md Anwar Shahadat are contesting for the posts of president and general secretary respectively from White Panel, while Khorshed Miah Alam and Sayed Nazrul Islam are vying for the posts from Blue Panel.

Some 21,137 lawyers are expected to cast their votes in the polls. Senior lawyer Mokhlesur Rahman has been made Chief Election Commissioner.