Elections for following posts in Executive Council will be held during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BOMBAY ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY (BOS) on Sunday, 4th February, 2018 at Hotel Courtyard by Marriot, International Airport Mumbai.

PRESIDENT ELECT: 1 Post – Vacant (1-year term; Dr Arvind B. Goregaonkar takes over as President in 1st April 2018)

VICE-PRESIDENT: 1 Post – Vacant (1-year term; Dr. Amit Ajgaonkar retires)

SECRETARY: 1 Post – Vacant (2 Year Term; Dr. Sanjay Dhar retires)

TREASURER: 1 Post – Vacant (2 Year Term; Dr. Rajesh Gandhi retires)

MEMBERS OF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL: 2 posts vacant (3-year term; Dr. Neeraj Bijlani & Dr. Harshad Argekar retire after completing 3 years in the Council)

Members desirous of contesting the election to these posts should complete a nomination form and return it to the Hon. Secretary, at the Society’s Office on or before 5.00 pm on January 25, 2018. A member may apply for only ONE post. A copy of the nomination form may be obtained from BOS office.

Last date to withdraw nomination is January 31, 2018 by 5.00 pm.

Faxed or Emailed nomination forms will NOT be accepted. BOS does not take the responsibility for any postal/courier delays. There will be no election in the event the number of candidates is same as the vacant posts. Other rules governing the election process are mentioned below.

Address to send the nomination forms: (only hard copies will be accepted)

Dr. Sanjay Dhar, Hon. Secretary, Bombay Orthopaedic Society, C/o Vama Events, Anmol Cooperative Housing Society, Office No 004, Ground Floor, Sakharam Keer Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400 016 Tel.: +91.22.24383498

(Monday – Saturday: 10.30 am – 5.00 pm)

ELECTION RULES

Executive Council has appointed Dr. Aseem Parekh as The Chief Election Officer.

All applications will be scrutinized by him in consultation with the President and the Secretary.

Election is by secret ballot.

All ballot papers will be signed by the Chief Election Officer.

The candidates are expected to adhere to a high moral code of conduct.

Once AGM commences, campaigning must stop.

Election process will start at 10.30 am during Coffee break of AGM. The process will be concluded at 12.30 pm. Any member not in the voting queue by 12.30 pm will not be allowed to cast his vote.

The candidate or his (one) representative may be present during the counting process.

Disputes, if any will be considered by a Council (President, Secretary and the Chief Election officer) and their decision is final and binding.

PHOTO IDENTITY CARD IS MANDATORY TO CAST VOTE.

Sanjay Dhar

Hon. Secretary

Date: December 10, 2017

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