Ganguly Shah BCCI Hearing – BCCI Supreme Court Case: Postponed from July 2020, the Supreme Court will finally hear BCCI’s guilty plea…
Ganguly Shah BCCI Hearing – BCCI Supreme Court Case: Postponed from July 2020, the Supreme Court will finally hear BCCI’s guilty plea today on Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah’s tenure on the BOARD. The BCCI had submitted a request to relax the chilling clause for office holders. Today, the matter will be presented for a hearing in the High Court: Follow LIVE UPDATES of Indian Cricket with InsideSport.IN
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Why is the matter important to Ganguly, Shah? Both Ganguly and Shah have already served six years as officials on state association and combined cricket boards. Under the BCCI Constitution, both should have vacated their positions by now.
- Under BCCI’s current constitution, Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah will have to step down for a mandatory three-year cooling-off period in September, when the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled.
- Both of them, and also Deputy Secretary Jayesh George, have already served six years as civil servants, on state associations and cricket boards combined.
- The BCCI, however, is seeking an amendment to the cooling clause.
- The matter also remained unresolved during the hearing on April 16, 2021 last year.
How have Shah and Ganguly completed their term?
Sourav Ganguly: Ganguly became the joint secretary of the Bengal Cricket Association in 2014. He served as president of the state association a year later. He took over the BCCI as its president in October 2019. Under BCCI’s current constitution, Ganguly’s six-year term as incumbent ended in 2020.
Jay Sha: He became an officer of the Gujarat Cricket Association in 2013. He moved to the BCCI as its secretary six years later.
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