Kapil Sibal wins Supreme Court Bar Association election, will become SCBA President for the fourth time

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale  - Senior Editor
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New Delhi: Senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal has won the Supreme Court Bar Association elections. This time Kapil Sibal got a total of 1066 votes while senior lawyer Pradeep Rai, who stood second, got 698 votes. Outgoing president senior advocate Dr. Adisha Aggarwal stood third. He got 296 votes. Let us tell you that this will be the fourth time when Kapil Sibal will serve as the President of SCBA. Before this, Kapil Sibal had also been the President of the Bar Association from 2001-2002. Before this, he had also been the President of SCBA in 1995-96 and 1997-98.

'It's just a trailer'

Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh described the election of former Union Minister Kapil Sibal as the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association as a victory for liberal and democratic forces and said that this is a trailer of big changes coming very soon in the country. , Senior advocate Sibal defeated his nearest rival Pradeep Rai in the election for the post of President of the Bar Association.

After his victory, Ramesh posted on 'X' that Kapil Sibal has been elected President of the Supreme Court Bar Association with an overwhelming majority. This is a major victory for liberal, secular, democratic and progressive forces. In the words of the outgoing Prime Minister, it is also a trailer of the change coming very soon at the national level. This should be a blow to the legal 'drummers' and 'cheerleaders' of the soon-to-be former regime.

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