Shakya wins Supreme Court Bar elections
KATHMANDU: Senior advocate Purna Man Shakya has been elected as the new chair of the Supreme Court Bar Association Executive Committee.
He was elected in the election held on Saturday for the 33rd executive committee of the Bar. Shakya won with 295 votes against his nearest rival senior advocate Rabi Narayan Khanal who got 250 votes.
Shakya had represented the greater democratic inclusive group in the election, while Khanal represented the progressive and professional group.
Likewise, Mukunda Prasad Poudel has been elected vice-chair, Rishi Ram Ghimire the secretary, Sharmila Shrestha the joint-secretary, and Binod Kumar Karki the treasurer of the new committee.
Amita Gautam Poudel was elected woman member and Ananta Raj Luintel, Tilak Bikram Pandey, Dip Narayan Shah, Bikash Bhattarai, Rajendra Prasad Shah, Miraj Shreshtha, Ramhari Tripathi and Nirmala Bhandari the members.