Bandipora: Masood Bhat was re-elected as president of the Bar Association Bandipora for the second consecutive term after winning the elections held at district court complex on Friday.
Masood defeated his arch rival and former bar president, Mushtaq Malik by eight votes. Out of total of 32 votes cast Bhat bagged 18 votes while as Malik bagged 11 votes. After being elected as president, Bhat said that he will try his best to uphold the dignity and respect of the lawyers. “I will try to inculcate discipline among the lawyers and work hard for general public,” Bhat said. “Bar Association will continue to pursue with efforts like we did in the past”.