BCCI respects SC’s decision; Kirti Azad, Bishan Bedi takes dig
New Delhi: Respecting the Supreme Court’s decision, senior Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) functionary and IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Monday said that the Cricket board will implement the Lodha panel recommendations.
"We respect SC's decision. Will look into how we can implement the Lodha panel recommendations,” said Rajiv Shukla.
BCCI, which was ignoring Lodha’s suggestions in the recent past, is bowled out after Apex Court verdict.
Applauding Supreme Court’s decision, former cricketers like Bishan Singh Bedi and Kirti Azad took to Twitter to express their praises.
Let's all accept Supreme Court's verdict gracefully & humbly-after all isn't health o Indn Crkt more imp than any personality pol/otherwise!
— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) July 18, 2016
— Kirti Azad (@KirtiAzadMP) July 18, 2016
The recommendations included:
- Civil servants above 70-years-age are prohibited from becoming its members
- Court accepts Lodha Committees’ recommendation of having a CAG nominee in the BCCI
- SC rejected BCCI’s objection against recommendation of one-State-one-vote
- States like Maharashtra and Gujarat will have voting rights on a rotational basis
- There should be a players association in the BCCI
- One person should hold one post in cricket administration to avoid any conflict of interest
- SC asks Parliament to decide whether BCCI should come under RTI or not
- Decision of legalising the betting is also left with the parliament
- Bench requested a three-member panel to look after the transition of administrative structure in the BCCI
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