New Leadership in SCBA: Kapil Sibal Elected President

New Leadership in SCBA: Kapil Sibal Elected President

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New Leadership in SCBA: Kapil Sibal Elected President: In a press conference held in New Delhi, Senior advocate Kapil Sibal was announced as the newly elected president of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA). This marks his fourth tenure serving in this prestigious position.

Experience and Tenure

Having previously held the position of SCBA president in 2001, Kapil Sibal now embarks on his fourth term, showcasing his extensive experience and dedication to the legal fraternity. His past engagements include two separate terms in the mid and late 1990s, highlighting his longstanding commitment to the legal community.

New Leadership in SCBA: Kapil Sibal Elected President
New Leadership in SCBA: Kapil Sibal Elected President

Transition of Leadership

Sibal’s ascent to the presidency involves succeeding senior advocate Adish C. Aggarwala, underlining the tradition of smooth transitions and continuity within the SCBA leadership.

Runner-Up and Secretary Election

Senior advocate Pradeep Rai emerged as the runner-up in the election process. Additionally, advocate Vikrant Yadav secured the position of SCBA secretary, contributing to the composition of the new leadership team.

Election Results

In a closely contested election, Kapil Sibal secured victory with 1,066 votes, defeating his nearest competitor, Pradeep Rai, who garnered 689 votes. Other candidates in contention included Priya Hingorani, Tripurari Ray, and Neeraj Srivastava.

Reaction from Political Circles

Jairam Ramesh, a member of the Rajya Sabha, expressed his views on the outcome, stating that Sibal’s election represents a significant triumph for liberal, secular, democratic, and progressive ideologies.

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