BCCI To Elect Sourav Ganguly President In Mumbai AGM On October 23
Sourav Ganguly is set to become BCCI president after the Committee of Administrators ends its 33-month rule post Lodha Committee reforms. His name cropped up in an informal meeting of all the affiliated units of the BCCI. The officials met to finalized names of their new-office bearers.
Bio-Data of Sourav Ganguly
- Senior cricket player
- Successful captain of Indian cricket team
- Coach-mentor of the team
- Media personality
- Chairman of the BCCI technical committee
The BCCI officials are of the opinion that Sourav Ganguly would bring vast cricket experience he has. Also, the team would be benefitted from his experience as a coach and mentor. Presently Ganguly is the front runner for the post of president.
Who are the other officials of BCCI?
Consensus was made on making Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah new secretary; Arun Dhumal, the younger brother of MoS Finance and former BCCI president Anurag Thakur the treasure. Monday is the last day to file nomination for new BCCI committee.
When would BCCI hold AGM?
The BCCI officials want to end the 33-month rule of Committee of Administrators by having the AGM as soon as possible. But five state units – Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur – are barred from the AGM. These state units are contemplating moving to court. The barred state units won’t be allowed to participate and vote in the AGM. The Committee of Administrators took the strong action to bar state units for non-compliance in their amended constitution. The BCCI AGM is scheduled in Mumbai on October 23.