Ludhiana, December 1
The District Bar Association (DBA), Ludhiana, is set to hold its annual elections this month with 3,064 voters. A total of 27 candidates submitted application documents for various positions in the association. The elections were to take place on December 17.
Showing strength, all candidates filed nominations with their supporters. Candidates and their supporters were seen handing out sweets after the nominations.
Returning Officers KR Sikri, JS Parmar and Kamal Jyoti informed that it was the last day for nominations. The examination of nomination papers would take place on December 2 and any candidate can withdraw his nomination paper until December 3. Thereafter, the final list of candidates will be posted.
For the prestigious position of Chairman, Harjot Singh Harikay (ex-DBA Vice-Chairman), Naval Kishore Chhibber (ex-DBA Chairman), Gurkirpal Singh Gill (incumbent Chairman) and Vipin Saggar (ex-DBA Vice-Chairman) filed the application files.
While for the post of secretary, Vikas Gupta, Mandeep Singh Sidhu and Charanjit Singh Channa have staked their claims.
For the post of vice-president, Gurbakshish Singh Bedi and Gurmeet Singh Anand have entered the electoral fray. For the position of Finance Secretary, Jatinder Pal Singh Jetty, Jagjeet Singh and Gurpal Singh have filed application documents. Whereas, for the position of Joint Secretary, Sahil Sharma, Harjinder Singh and Uttamjit Kaur have submitted nominations.
For the six positions of the executive body, 12 lawyers including Sahil Setia, Anita, Amit Singh, Pratibha Sonam, Lovedeep Singh, Anshul Sharma, Harjeet Singh, Mohd Intzar, Deepak Kumar, Bobby and Damanpreet submitted their papers to the directors of the ballot.