Awami League-backed lawyer AM Amin Uddin was elected the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) while BNP-backed lawyer Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kajol elected the general secretary of the association.
Besides, of the total 14 posts, BNP-backed blue panel bagged eights posts while the ruling party backed while panel won six posts.
Former attorney general AF Hasan Arif, chief of the election conduction committee, announced the results of Friday morning.
The two-day SCBA election concluded on Thursday.
Some 5,940 lawyers out of 7,781 exercised their franchise in the election.
Those elected from BNP-backed blue panel Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya Forum are vice president Abdul Zabbar Bhuiyan, treasurer Ragib Rauf Chowdhury, members Amirul Islam, Mar-e-Um Khandaker, Mohammad Mahsin Kabir, Mohamamd Sharif Uddin and Mohaddes Ul Islam Tutul.
Those elected from AL-backed panel are Maniruzzaman (Vice-President) Mohammad Bakir Uddin Bhuiyan (assistant secretary), Mohammad Imtiaz Faruk(assistant secretary), Humayun Kabir, Mohammad Mashiur Rahman.
The High Court on Thursday granted permanent bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a defamation case filed in Narail district.
The HC bench of Justice Md Abu Zafor Siddique and Justice ASM Abdul Mobin passed the order after hearing a petition on her bail.
Advocate AJ Mohammad Ali and Barrister Kaisar Kamal stood for Khaleda Zia.
On August 13, 2018, the High Court issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why Khaleda Zia should not be granted permanent bail in the case.
On December 21, 2015, Khaleda Zia at a discussion at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh raised questions about the actual number of Liberation War martyrs saying, "There're controversies over how many were martyred in the Liberation War. There're also many books and documents on the controversies."
Reacting to Khaleda's remarks, Raihan Farooque Imam of Naragati in Narail, filed the case with the Cognisance Court on December 24, 2015.