KATHMANDU, April 4: Senior advocate Chandeshwar Shrestha, who was the common candidate of the progressive and inclusive lawyers forum, has been elected the chair of the Nepal Bar Association. He garnered three thousand four hundred 11 votes. He defeated advocate Sunil Kumar Pokharel, a candidate from democratic lawyers association.
Meanwhile, Lila Mani Poudel has been elected as General Secretary of the NBA. Poudel is candidate of the democratic lawyers association. The details of the election will be made public soon, said chief returning officer Damodar Khadka.