BNP-backed lawyers' blue panel has won a landslide victory in the Dhaka Bar Association election for the 2010-21 session, bagging 10 posts including that of the president and general secretary.
Md Iqubal Hossain has been elected as the president while Hossain Ali Khan Hasan as general secretary.
Meanwhile, ruling Awami League-backed white panel won 13 posts including that of the senior vice-president.
From the white panel, Abdul Quader was elected as senior vice-president, AKM Habibur Rahman Chunnu as senior assistant general secretary, Shikder Mohammad Akhterazzuman Himel as assistant general secretary, Md Ataur Rahman Khan as library secretary, Taslima Akhter Rita as cultural secretary, Saiful Islam Sumon as sports secretary and Shaila Parvin Pia as social welfare secretary.
From the blue panel, Abdul Al Mamun has been elected treasurer and HM Masum as office secretary.
Senior Advocate Munshi Fakhrul Islam, chief election commissioner of the bar association, announced the results of the two-day election held on February 26 and 27, on Saturday.
Forty-six lawyers from AL and BNP backed fought for 23 posts. Altogether 9,299 lawyers cast votes in the two-day long election.