As many as three lawyers from Nagpur – Parijat Pande (No-4), Asif Qureshi (No-14) and Anil Gowardeepe (No-18) registered thumping win in the elections for the 25 members of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa.
Other winning candidates are Ashish Deshmukh (No. 1 / Pusad, Dist. Yavatmal), Gajanan Chavan (No. 2 / Thane), Vitthal Deshmukh (No. 3 /Mumbai), Rajendra Umap (No. 5 / Pune). , Jayant Jaybhai (No. 6 / Nashik), Harshad Nimbalkar (No. 7 / Pune), Avinash Awhad (No. 8 / Pune), Sangram Desai (No. 9 / Sindhudurg), Vasant Salunkhe (No.9). – 10 / Aurangabad), Vivekanand Ghatge (No-11 /Mumbai), Moti Singh Mohata (No-12 / Akola), Annarao Patil (No-13 / Latur), Uday Warunjikar (A). No.15 / Mumbai), Milind Patil (No-16 /Osmanabad), Milind Thobade (No-17 / Solapur), Satish Deshmukh (No-19 / Hingoli), Amol Sawant (No-20 / Aurangabad) ), Avinash Bhide (No-21 /Nashik), Subhash Ghatge (No-22 / Mumbai), Sudeep Pasbola (No-23 / Thane), Vasant Bhosale (No-24 / Satara) and Ahmed Khan Pathan ( No. 25 /Pune).
The Electoral Tribunal of the Bar Council of India, removing all complaints related to the election, sealed the victory of these lawyers. An order was issued on Monday. A total of 164 candidates from Maharashtra and Goa had contested this election. Along with the above mentioned threesome, Kishore Vilas, Sangram Sirpurkar, Ishwar Charlawar, Sudip Jaiswal, Sunil Lakhwar and Ankitkar Parihar all from Nagpur contested the polls.
It is pertinent to note here that due to various controversies and political schemes, the election of the council was postponed and the results were delayed after the elections. The tenure of the last members of the Council has come to an end in January-2015. But, there was a wait for March 28, 2018 for the elections.
Also, the results were stopped due to various complaints filed after many elections. Anil Gowardeepe received the highest number of 801 vlotes in Nagpur district. Pande got 778, Jaiswal 489, Qureshi 406, Sirpurkar 373, Lambat 207, Charlewar 32, Lacharwar 26 and Parihar received 17 first choice votes. Nagpur recorded 67.18 per cent turnout. In district and session court, 3581 out of 5508 voters while 644 out of 781 in the high court exercised their franchise.
Due to various controversies and political conspiracies, the election of the council was postponed and the results were delayed after the voting. The tenure of the last members of the Council had come to an end in January-2015. But, everybody had to wait up to March 28, 2018 for the elections. Also, the results were held back due to various complaints filed by many after elections.
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