KATHMANDU – Democratic panel candidate Sher Bahadur KC was elected the President of Nepal Bar Association (NBA), defeating Bijay Kanta Mainali from the progressive panel.
Likewisw, Khamma Bahadur Khati was elected the General Secretary from KC board. Of total 25 members elected, 19 belong to the new President’s panel.
A total of 71 candidates had vied for the 25-member new NBA executive committee.
The election for the 24th executive committee of Nepal lawyers’ umbrella body was held on last Saturday. The vote count had begun on Tuesday.Follow @gorkhapost
Bakar-Eid being celebrated
POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.
The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.
Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.
The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.
The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost