Polling for annual SCBA elections underway


ISLAMABAD: Polling for annual elections of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) is underway today (Thursday) and will continue till 5:00PM without any break.


The polling began at 9:00 AM.

As many as 2,697 voters would decide fate of 18 candidates for eight seats for SCBA representatives for 2015-16 elections.

These seats are for the slot of president, four vice-presidents for each province, one secretary, additional secretary, and finance secretary. Seats for members of executive body are other than those.

Major contest would be for the slot of president for which one-on-one contest would take place between Syed Ali Zafar of Asma Jehangir-led Independent Group and Pir Kaleem Khurshid of Hamid Khan-led Professional Group.

Like every year, Lahore would be the hub for election activity as 1174 voters are in Lahore, 436 Karachi, 392 Islamabad/Rawalpindi, 256 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 170 Balochistan, 185 Multan, and 84 Bahawalpur.