SC to hear plea filed by CAB against BCCI's CoA

| Updated: Apr 17, 2017 12:05 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea filed by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) against the Board of Cricket Control in India's (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (CoA) in connection with the state cricket associations complying with the Lodha panel recommendations. The CAB decided to challenge the authority of the Supreme Court-appointed CoA after the Bengal cricket body was asked to submit a compliance report on the same. The Sourav Ganguly-led CAB's petition states that the committee's actions are in violation of the fundamental rights under the articles 19 (1)(c) and (19(1)(g) of the Constitution of India as well as contrary to the decision of the apex court on July 18, 2016. The CAB had informed the CoA that president Sourav Ganguly, the two joint secretaries Subir Ganguly and Avishek Dalmiya, assistant secretary Anu Dutta along with the three vice-presidents are still eligibe for holding post in the office. The only ineligible office-bearer is treasurer Biswarup Dey. The CAB alleged that the CoA did not give grant of Rs. 16.73 crore from the BCCI - promised to associations as compensation for cancellation of Champions League T20 tournament. (ANI)

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