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Bihar State Bar Council elections to be held on March 27

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The election for State Bar Council will be held on March 27 and the process would begin tomorrow with filing of nomination papers, a top of the Council said.

Lalit Kishore, who is the of the council, announced the dates for election and appointment of returning for the State election.

Kishore is the of the special committee of the State after completion of its five year term that ended two years ago.

The State Bar Council, Patna, is a statutory legal body meant to regulate legal profession and education across the state.

The nominations to fill 25 members of the State Bar Council will be filed between February 12 and 17, 2018 while the polling for 25 members of the council will be held on March 27 between 9 am to 5 pm, Kishore told

Additional S Raza Ahmad, a senior advocate of high court, has been appointed as Returning to conduct the polls, he said adding that there will be five Returning Officers to assist him.

Around 60,000 advocates from across the state will elect a 25 member council and later the and Vice Chairman of the State will be elected by these 25 members.

Earlier, the had directed the Bar Council of to hold elections by the end of March 31.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 16:10 IST