LHC Bar Elections: Hamid Khan group beats Asima Jehangir group

LAHORE, Feb 25 (APP): Ch. Zulfiqar Ali of Professional Group backed by Hamid Khan advocate was elected Lahore High 
Court Bar Association (LHCBA) President for the year 2017-18
on Saturday.

He defeated Ramzan Chaudhry of Friends Group backed 
by Asma Jehangir advocate. 

Ch. Zulfiqar got 3365 votes against his rival candidate Ramzan Chaudhry who secured 2909 votes. 

Rashid Lodhi obtained 4419 votes and was elected vice president.  

Amir Saeed Rawn was elected Secretary of LHCBA and bagged 2396 votes. 

Muhammad Zaheer Butt was elected Finance Secretary by getting 3446 votes.

As many as 7755 lawyers, out of the total 21,400 registered voters, polled their votes to elected the LHCBA office bearers. 

The polling started at 9:00 am and concluded at 5:00 pm.
Stringent security arrangements were made to avert any untoward incident during the polling.