Breaking: SC sacks BCCI President, Secretary

Headlines | Jan. 2, 2017, 6:41 a.m.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke to forthwith vacate office.

A bench comprising Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said that as an interim arrangement, the senior-most Vice President of the BCCI will act as the President and the Joint Secretary will act as the Secretary.


The court asked amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium and eminent lawyer Fali Nariman to suggest the names that will be in the committee to be headed by an administrator to oversee the functioning of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The court said it will pass a separate order on January 19 for appointing the administrator.


The bench also said that all the office bearers of the BCCI and its affiliate state units, who are in conflict with the recommendation of the Lodha committee, will demit office.


IANS


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