KATHMANDU: Election for the new executive committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association has begun.
In today’s election, there is competition between the two groups. The progressive, professional, patriotic and inclusive legal practitioners’ group is led by senior advocate Ravinarayan Khanal. The Greater Democracy Inclusive Group is led by Senior Advocate Purnamanav Shakya.
According to Raju Khadka, Chief Electoral Officer of the Supreme Court, 605 legal practitioners are voting in this election. The election is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Arrangements have been made for some members of the Supreme Court to vote directly without queuing in case of covid infection. The Supreme Court barred the distribution of campaign materials this time around.