Traders Federation Lalpora conducted elections for the nomination of president and general secretary to the trade body after a gap of nearly three years.
The venue at Government Higher Secondary School Lalpora remained abuzz throughout the day, with civil administration and police having made elaborate measures for hassle-free and fair conduct of elections.
Three candidates each had filed their nomination for President and General Secretary posts, which witnessed a poll of 550 votes out of total 594 votes.
For president post Abid Hussain Wani got 257 votes, followed by Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh gaining 157 votes and Naseer Ahmad Bhat who received 122. 15 votes were rejected.
For the post of General Secretary, Maqsood Ahmad Bhat got 280 votes, followed by Ghulam Ahmad Mir gaining 140 and Tariq Ahmad Mir who received 109. 20 votes were rejected.
The newly-elected office-bearers will oversee the trade body spread over six villages viz. Cxaiwan, Darpora, Krusan, Lalpora, Thundoosa and Dardpora, for a period of two years.