| Mumbai |
Published: February 28, 2020 2:14:01 am
The vice-president of Indian cricket board Mahim Verma can be contesting for the submit of secretary of cricket affiliation of Uttarakhand within the forthcoming election.
It’s the primary case the place a member of BCCI Apex Council has determined to contest in his home-state with out resigning from his submit as vice-president. He filed his nomination papers, a transfer that stunned many.
Verma says he’ll resign in case he wins. As per Lodha Committee’s advice which is now a Supreme Court order, no particular person can maintain two posts at a time. Verma was elected as BCCI secretary 4 months in the past however resigned from his submit after he was elected as vice-president unopposed in BCCI.
“I will resign from BCCI if I get elected as Uttarakhand secretary. At the moment I can file nomination and if I don’t win, I will continue to be vice-president of BCCI.”
Four months after serving as vice-president Verma says he felt he had to become involved after watching the “downfall of his state cricket”.
Last October , the brand new BCCI regime took cost with Sourav Ganguly as president after three-year tenure of Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA).
The cricket affiliation of Uttarakhand had left the submit vacant for the previous few months earlier than they determined to maintain an election on March 8.
Uttarakhand entered BCCI ‘s fold two years in the past; final season they fielded groups in all age-group tournaments of Indian board.
“I was not keen to make a comeback but various districts called me and said that the association needs my service in Uttarakhand. There has been a big downfall in cricket too. The performance of Ranji Trophy team was very bad and I wanted to get things back on right track,” Mahim stated.
Mahim is anticipated to have a decent contest with 5 different candidates.
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