BCCI President's election deferred till January end

BCCI President's election deferred till January end

By: || Updated: 10 Dec 2014 03:57 PM
New Delhi: Still grappling with the IPL scam case, the Supreme Court deferred BCCI President's election till the end of January even as the cricket board opposed constitution of an external high-powered committee to propose punishment on the Mudgal Committee findings.




A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur also posed questions like should the actions of Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra lead to cancellation of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Rajasthan Royals (RR) teams.


"We are still in the process of hearing which will take some time to conclude," the Bench observed at the end of yet another day-long hearing directing postponement of the BCCI's December 17 Annual General Meeting (AGM) for office bearers' election till January 31, 2015.


The decisions the Bench, also comprising Justice F M I Kalifulla said, has to give will be on several issues arising out of IPL 6 betting and spot fixing, including the conflict of interest involving N Srinivasan, BCCI President in exile, will take more time.


It passed the order after senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Srinivasan, said that since the hearing was not likely to complete before December 17, the election for office bearers has to be postponed, a point with which it agreed.


The BCCI counsel said the Board will have to issue notice of three weeks for holding the election. Till now the AGM has been postponed thrice from September 26 to November 20 and then to December 17 and now till Janaury 31, 2015.

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