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Ghimire's lead in the Bar Association remains intact

2022 Apr 06, 14:16, Kathmandu
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Gopal Krishna Ghimire, Chairman of the Comprehensive Democratic Progressive Inclusive and Professional Law Practitioners Group, has maintained his lead in the counting of votes for the election of the 26th Central Working Committee of the Nepal Bar Association.

Ghimire has received 905 votes out of those counted so far while Bishnumani Adhikari, Chairperson of the Progressive and Professional Law Practitioners Group, polled 447 votes. 

According to Senior Advocate Usha Malla Pathak, Chief Election Superintendent of Nepal Bar Association, 2078 BS, the counting of votes has been completed in 13 centers so far. Counting of votes has been completed in Sarlahi, Ilam, Mahendranagar, Parsa, Dipayal, Jhapa, Janakpur, Rautahat, Dhankuta, Dhangadhi, Siraha, Bara and Surkhet. 

Ghimire has the lead in the counting of votes so far. So far, Anjita Khanal has got 813 votes and Kedar Prasad Koirala has got 531 votes. Bharat Bahadur Raut got 870 votes and Jagat Bahadur Karki got 486 votes. 

The counting of votes had started on Tuesday morning but was postponed in the evening and resumed from 9 am today. Voting was held in 35 places across the country, including the Kathmandu Center, on April 3 this year. 9,708 voters had cast their votes in the election held for the 25-member working committee including 11 office bearers and members including the chairperson. There were 5,700 voters in the Kathmandu Valley and 3,500 outside the valley. However, only 7,429 votes were cast.


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