Adv Roshan Bagde won the District Bar Association (DBA), Nagpur elections and became the president on Saturday. Counting for 17 DBA office-bearers including President, Vice- President, General Secretary, Joint Secretary, Library-in-charge, Treasure and executive members started at around 11.00 am on Saturday.
Advocates Roshan Bagde, Prakash Jaiswal, Pankaj Kothari, Madan Senad, and Pramod Upadhyay were nominated for the post of President.
A turnout of over 82% of voters was recorded in the District Bar Association (DBA) at the elections held on Friday. The hard month-long efforts by the candidates continued till the last minute of the polling which was held at ‘Nyay Mandir’ premises.
Out of the 4,666 registered voters, 3804 voters exercised their franchise during the elections. Arrangement for the voting was made in four rooms of the District Court. Voting of 643 votes out of 782 was registered in room no: 201, 710 voting out of 902 in room no: 224, 1,210 voting out of 1,533, and 1,241 voting out of 1,449 were recorded on the ground floor. A total of 862 voters were not present.
The number of voters this year has significantly increased by 761. In the year 2018, the DBA election recorded 84.25 % voting as 3,290 voters had exercised their franchise of the 3,905 registered voters.