|Mohammad Aqil Advocate President elect Karachi Bar Association for 2011|
According to the results of the 64th annual elections held in Karachi Bar Association (KBA), Mohammed Aaqil has been elected for the office of presidency while Haider Imam Rizvi has been elected Secretary of the association, Geo News reported.
The 64th annual elections of KBA were held in City Court on Saturday where only journalists and law practitioners were allowed entry.
It is pertinent to mention here that a number of 58 candidates took part on as many as 21 seats in KBA.
Victorious advocate, Mohammed Aaqil, won with a big margin as he secured 1708 votes against his front running opponent Naeem Qureshi, who got 1565 votes.
Over 60 percent turnout was recorded for the first time in KBA elections on Saturday wherein a total of 3429 votes were cast.
An unorthodox participation was noticed in KBA polls owing to provincial holiday and extraordinary security measures around City Court, which contributed massively in bring the voters to polls.