Baramulla: Sajad Ahmad Lone elected president and Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone elected as general secretary for the traders federation Sheeri Baramulla, elections were held on Saturday.
Two candidates Sajad Ahmed Lone and Mushtaq Ahmad Lone were in the fray as presidential candidates while three candidates Mohamad Asif, Musaib Ahmad Lone and Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone were for the post of general secretary.
Out of 324 votes, 304 were polled in which Sajad Ahmed Lone got 154 votes while Mushtaq Ahmad Lone got 150 votes and Sajad Ahmad Lone elected as president for the federation.
For the post of general secretary Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone secured 112 votes while Musaib Ahmad got 107 votes and Mohamad Asif bagged 82 votes respectively.
The elections were held under free and fair manner under the supervision of Election Commissioner Ghulam Hassan Lone, Imtiyaz Ahmad Bhat Aijaz Ahmad Lone and his team while as Chief Election Observer Basit Bhat, Mushtaq Ahmad, Showkat Ahmad, Syeed Fayaz Bukhari media advisor along with representatives of Beopar Mandal Sheeri.
Meanwhile a Delegation of traders federation Baramulla under the chairmanship of president Mohmmad Ashraf Ganie took part in counting and declaration of election results and oath ceremony.The winning candidates were administered oath and provided certificates on this occasion.
Speaking on this occasion, the winners assured that they would work for the welfare of shopkeepers and development of the market.