Srinagar, Oct 19 : The elections for the Central Executive body of Doctors Association Kashmir were held today for the historic 4th term. The elections were conducted in Hotel Silver Star, Lasjan. It was for the first time that such a huge democratic exercise was carried out with massive participation from every nook and corner of the valley. The overall process was monitored and controlled by Chief Election Commissioner Dr. M. Saleem Bhat.
Several dignitaries from medical profession graced the occasion which included founder members Dr. Mir Mushtaq, Dr. Khalid Parvez, Dr. Javaid Zargar, Dr. A G Dar & Dr. Sonaullah Qureshi. Besides, Dr Syed Masood, Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Baramulla, Dr. Ab. Rashid Para, Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Pulwama, Dr Asif Wani, Associate Professor ENT, GMC Srinagar, Dr. Ab Maajid, Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry, SKIMS Medical College, Dr Manzoor Ahmed, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, SKIMS Medical College, Prof. Iqbal Saleem, GMC, Prof. G M Malik, ex HoD Medicine GMC Srinagar, Prof. Bashir Ahmed, Ex HoD, Ophthalmology GMC Srinagar also attended the occasion.
In addition, all other associations including Indian Medical Association, Medical Faculty Association GMC Srinagar, Medical Faculty Association SKIMS Bemina, Society of Consultant Doctors, Society of Dental Surgeons, Resident Doctors Association GMC, Doctors Association Jammu, Private Practitioners Association J&K and Indian Dental Associations participated in the elections.
Election concluded at 2.00 PM and the results were declared at 2.45 PM. Simultaneously, District bodies were also elected in concerned districts.
S. No. Name of the Doctor Post against elected
1 Dr. Suhail Naik President
2 Dr. Mir Waseem Senior Vice President
3 Dr. Mir Mohd. Ashraf
4 Dr. Sajad Qanango
5 Dr. Irfan Vice President (Nominated from GMC RDA Quota)
6 Dr. Owais H. Dar General Secretary
7 Dr. Irshad Muntazir Chief Spokesperson
8 Dr. Imtiyaz Banday Spokespersons
9 Dr. Fayaz Ahmad
10 Dr. Arshad Hussain Trag Joint Secretaries
11 Dr. Firdous Masoodi
12 Dr. Ashraf Shah
13 Dr. Dr. Zakir
14 Dr. Naseer Tak
15 Dr. Bilal Beig
16 Dr. Syed Arif Joint Secretary (Nominated from GMC RDA Quota)
17 Dr. Shahnawaz Organizing Secretary
18 Dr. Masood ul Hassan Media & Publicity Secretary
19 Dr. Arif Khawaja Social Media Incharge
20 Dr. Choudhary Muzaffar Central Executive Member
21 Dr. Faizan Executive Members (Nominated from GMC RDA Quota)
22 Dr. Abid Shera
23 Dr. Fazl e Rab
The newly elected members took oath of office & pledged to work for the welfare of doctors & quality healthcare. Word of thanks was given by Dr Mir Mushtaq, immediate past president DAK. The function was followed by a sumptuous lunch.
2015 Kashmir Despatch