BARAMULLA: To elect its president and general secretary, Traders Federation Sheeri, Baramulla held its elections on Sunday in main market Sheeri. Bashir Ahmad Lone was elected as president while as Abdul Basit Bhat as general secretary. The federation held its elections after five years.
Out of 176 votes 173 voters cast their votes. Bashir Ahmad Lone secured 86 votes defeating Dr Shabir Ahmad who got 63 votes.
For the post of general secretary, Abdul Basit secured 85 votes defeating Manzoor Ahmad Mir who got 58 votes.
The voting started at 10 am while results were declared around 2 pm.
Later, the federation held a meeting where both the winners were felicitated.