Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, April 24
The Election Tribunal of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana (BCPH) put aside the election of the District Bar Affiliation (DBA), Faridabad, held on November 10, 2020, and ordered to carry contemporary election inside 15 days from April 30 after making the compliance of all needed orders and guidelines.
The tribunal additionally directed the formation of a three-member committee to conduct the ballot.
The election shall be performed amongst the candidates who have been contesting on November 10, 2020 for his or her respective posts.
The tribunal handed the order on the petition filed by an advocate Rajesh Bainsla. He alleged that the election was performed in violation of the instructions of the Bar Council of India (BCI), violation of the election guidelines of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and was additionally in utter violation of the path of the 2 observers appointed by the Bar Council of India.
The petitioner had contested for the put up of the president. He additionally alleged that correct procedures have been additionally not adopted whereas appointing the returning officer.
In the meantime, the respondents refuted all allegations and claimed thatthe election was heldafter following all guidelines and procedures.
After listening to of the arguments of each events, analyzing the information and witnesses, the tribunal, headed by chairman Lekh Raj Sharma, reached the conclusion that the instructions of the Bar Council of India and observers weren’t adopted whereas conducting the election and ordered to put aside the election.