Wednesday , January 23 2019

Supreme Court probable to decide Anurag Thakur, BCCI’s destiny today

The apex court can hear perjury charges levelled against BCCI president by amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam.


New Delhi: Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur’s fate is probably going to be set these days once the Supreme Court can hear perjury charges levelled against him by amicus curiae Gopal Subramaniam.

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The apex court is additionally possible to pronounce its crucial order concerning Justice (Retired) RM Lodha-led committee’s recommendations and also the BCCI’s constant reluctance to just accept them.

On December fifteen, the highest court had ascertained Thakur clear seems to own committed matter of misdemeanour in relevance difficult associate degree intervention via a letter from the International Cricket Council (ICC) so as to sidestep the implementation of the Lodha committee recommendations.

The apex court, that was hearing the Lodha panel’s third standing report that asked for the removal of governance of the BCCI, conjointly asked the friend of the court whether or not Thakur committed perjury or not within the case.

In reply, the amicus curiae unconcealed that the BCCI chief, in his official document submitted to the highest court, had aforementioned that he sought-after Shashank Manohar’s opinion because the BCCI chairman, that was denied by the latter locution that it had been asked within the ICC meeting.

It ought to be noted that if Thakur is found to own committed misdemeanour then he would possibly land in jail.

The three-member apex court-bench, headed by judge TS Thakur, conjointly asked the country’s cricket board to recommend if there’s any name for post of administrator and conjointly granted them one-week time for constant.

Meanwhile, the highest court conjointly reserved order on substitution BCCI governance with a panel of directors.

On Oct one, the board had accepted several of the “significant recommendations” of the Lodha Committee, however excluded the vital ones that are a bone of competition between the cricket body and also the Lodha Panel.

The recommendations, that have still not been accepted by the 30-member committee, embrace one-state one-vote, regulation of seventy years, cooling-off amount of 3 years including the tenure of the directors, continue with the five-selectors and holding the powers of the president and secretary as per the sooner constitution of the board.

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