Indian Chief ordered by Supreme To Resign
The Supreme Court of India ordered the head of the cricket board in the country to resign for failing to implement reforms.
The court said on Monday control for cricket in India.
Chairman of the Board (BCCI) Anurag Thakur to quit smoking.
He recommended radical changes in the BCCI after allegations of spot-fixing and betting in the 2013 edition of the tournament in Indian Premier League (IPL).
Cricket is the most popular sport in India.
As has been the Minister of the Chamber of Commerce, said Ajay Shirke, to resign.
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The court will appoint monitors to run cricket management in India until the appointment of a new president and ministers.
He said it had established a committee in 2015, headed by former Chief Justice RM Lodha, to recommend measures for the reform of the BCCI management.
It was formed in the wake of an investigation by an independent commission in the excesses during the 2013 IPL.
Panel made Lodha recommendations to the court in January 2016.
Most of which had asked the BCCI to implement.
Included are some recommendations for the upcoming Cricket Council in the framework of the right to information act.
A ban on any official to serve more than two consecutive terms, and to prevent government ministers from contesting the elections BCCI.
In spite of several reminders, the BCCI is not able to meet deadlines.
“This is a logical conclusion, and when they were to accept the recommendations by the court, had to be carried out. There were obstacles, there have been obstacles .
It is clear that this was happening, and it happened.
” said Judge (retired) Lodha.
“It’s a victory for the game of cricket, will thrive and administrators come and go, is the ultimate game,” he added.