New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Fali Sam Nariman, who has presided over the Bar Association of India since 1992, has been re-elected for a two year term along with honorary general secretary Lalit Bhasin, it was announced today.
The Association now completing 50 years in existence has some 3,000 individuals and 70-institutions as members, over a third of whom took part in elections on Friday, Bhasin said.
The elections were unanimous, Bhasin said, adding that the Association has decided that no office bearer may henceforth occupy a post for more than two consecutive terms.
The Association also elected Anil Divan and Prashant Kumar as associate president and associate general secretary and nine senior advocates, including K K Venugopal and P P Rao, as vice presidents.
Bhasin said in the coming months, the Association would hold seminars across India to highlight judicial independence and accountability, delays in justice, human rights denial due to corruption and attempts at ''globalisation of legal profession.'' UNI MJ RR RAI2036