Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke to meet Lodha panel
After Supreme Court upheld the Lodha Committee recommendations BCCI president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke will be meeting members of the apex court-appointed Justice RM Lodha panel in the capital on August 9.
It was learnt that a meeting has been requested by the BCCI of state association officials are yet to get a paper of the SC order, although the panel is expected to help the parent body of the Indian cricket in implementing the reforms.
Along with Thakur and Shirke BCCI lawyers will give them accompany. The directive of the SC order already made an impact as Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) already implemented the Lodha recommendations and CAB and KSC’s elections have been frozen after the SC directive on July 18.
The apex court’s directive also nullified Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association’s state government minister Imran Raza Ansari’s elections as president of the board
“We had an emergent managing committee meeting and have unanimously decided to postpone the elections as per the directions of the Supreme Court,” Brijesh Patel, the KSCA secretary, told ESPNCricinfo.
“They (BCCI) will tell us about the constitution of the [managing] committee as per the Lodha recommendations. Let them come out with, if there will be a president, three vice-presidents, or one vice-president or will there be an apex council. There is no clarity on that,” Patel said.
The Lodha Committee was appointed after the 2013 spot-fixing controversy and conflict of interest allegations against former BCCI president N Srinivasan. The Supreme Court appointed justice Lodha to come up with recommendations to change the administration system of the BCCI to make the cricket in India transparent.
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