Bar Association of Sikkim elects new body


Gangtok, 28 Jul:

Senior Advocate NarendraRai has been elected as the new president of Bar Association of Sikkim following a closely contested election held today at District & Sessions Court premises at Gangtok defeating his rival Dr.Doma T Bhutia. The new executive members will serve a term of another two years.

The post of president was lying vacant after Justice Bhaskar Raj Pradhan was elevated to the Judge of Sikkim High Court last year, and also the term of the executive committee was coming to an end.

Advocate TashiRapdenBarfungpa was elected unopposed to the post of general secretary Bar Association of Sikkim. Other executive members are TashiNorbuBasi as vice president, BirenPradhan as assistant general secretary-I, Sabina Chettri as assistant general secretary-II, Karma ThinlayGyatso as treasurer, PemaOngchukBhutia as library secretary, GirmeyBhutia as assistant treasurer, TashiWangdiBhutia, Manish Kumar Jain, LibronWangchukRongkup, NavtaraSarda and BinuRai as executive members of the Bar.

The elected was conducted by Election Commissioners, YanchenGyatso and RikashGhalley as per the memorandum of the Bar.