India’s top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has banished priests and administrators from holding posts in the nation’s cricket board (BCCI) as a component of managerial changes on the planet’s wealthiest national cricket body.
The Supreme Court on Monday acknowledged the greater part of the proposals of the Lodha Committee, a three-part board it had named to investigate the working of the BCCI which is seen as a money rich yet dark body keep running by legislators and agents.
In their report, submitted in January, previous Chief Justice of India RM Lodha and two of his associates prescribed age and residency confinements for top authorities and chilling period between progressive terms for top authorities among others.
“We permit the greater part of the suggestions of the Justice Lodha board on regulatory changes in the BCCI,” a two-judge division seat of the pinnacle court, headed by Chief Justice of India Tirath Singh Thakur and Justice F.M.I. Kalifulla, said in their request.
“No one over the age of 70 will be office conveyor of the BCCI. A man can’t be at the same time an office-conveyor in the state cricket relationship and in addition in the BCCI.”
In different suggestions, all of which would need to executed inside six months by the BCCI, the board needed the board to be conveyed under the Right to Information Act which would permit natives to get to data held by the board.