Jagmohan Dalmiya emerges consensus candidate in N Srinivasan camp, say sources

Shashi / 01 March 2015

Experienced administrator and former BCCI Presidnet Jagmohan Dalmiya has appeared as a front-runner for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections to be organized there on Monday. Fondly known as Jagu Dada he is widely belived to be Narayanaswami Srinivasan’s candidate for the chair of president. 

The president of Cricket Association of Bengal, Jagmohan Dalmiya, has 2 votes from East Zone and has appeared as an applicant for the President post since no other candidate name was with one accord bearable to all the units loyal to Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who met ahead of the much-awaited Annual General Meeting.

The loyalists of Narayanaswami Srinivasan, have not marked the other panel members till now. A top Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official told PTI that as of now only Jagmohan Dalmiya’s name has appeared as a main contender for Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president’s chair. No other candidate name for other posts has been fixed yet.

It is the chance for East Zone to propose a president and it is not clear till now whether the rival coterie has been capable to break any of the 6 East Zone components who have conventionally been loyal to Narayanaswami Srinivasan.

Sharad Pawar, who has been mapped as probable candidate for the president’s chair, reached the city. Shashank Manohar, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president has also reached here for the AGM.

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