Rajeev Shukla To Chair Seven Member Committee To Identify Critical Points In Lodha Recommendations
Rajeev Shukla has been named as the chairman of the seven-member committee formed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to identify the critical points in the Lodha recommendations, which was announced by The Supreme Court of India on June 18, 2016. The main role of this committee will is to identify the areas where the board is finding it difficult to comply with the Lodha recommendations. After a period of two weeks, the BCCI will submit’s its answer to the Supreme Court of India on basis of findings of the committee.
The other six members of the committee are Sourav Ganguly, TC Mathew, Naba Bhattacharjee, Jaydev Shah, Anirudh Chaudhry and Amitabh Choudhary, the acting secretary of BCCI himself. The committee has been formed a day after the SGM of BCCI, where Amitabh Choudhary said that the board will form a committee to look into Lodha recommendations.
There are few of the highlighting recommendations in the judgement of the Supreme Court which is the board is reluctant to apply. One state-one vote, Cooling off period and 70 years of age cap barrier are few of the areas where there is a disagreement.
At the start of this year on January 2, The Supreme Court of India sacked the then former President of the Board Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke as the board failed to implement the Lodha recommendations in toto. The court installed the four-member committee headed by Vinod Rai namely the Committee of Administrators (COA) which was given the responsibility to look after the day to day work of the board. However, Ramachandra Guha left the committee and soon, Vikram Limaye also will leave the committee. It has been learned that if BCCI will fail to implement the recommendations till September, then Rai will also step down from the post, which might lead to the dissolution of the COA. (Read More: Vinod Rai Likely To Quit COA Post)
The committee formed by BCCI will submit it’s finding in two weeks.
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