first_imgThe proceedings in the Supreme Court on Friday indicated that the BCCI saga, which has engulfed the Indian cricket administration for a long time now, is far from over.The Supreme Court has made it clear that the names, which have been proposed to form the interim committee to run the BCCI, will remain in a sealed envelope until it comes out with its verdict on January 24. (Attorney General of India questions Supreme Court judgement on BCCI regarding Lodha reforms)Sources close to the development have told India Today that Amicus Curiae Gopal Subramaniam did meet Justice (retd) RM Lodha a week ago but that was only to intimate him about the shortlisted names who will be part of the Interim Committe.”Gopal Subramaniam did meet justice Lodha but there was no consultation sought and it was only to intimate justice Lodha about the shortlisted names,” said a source.The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Amicus Curiae if the names that have been proposed have anyone over the age of 70 years. The Lodha committee, in its recommendations, has made it clear that no one over the age of 70 years would be part of the cricket administration.Sources have also said that Lodha Committee is not too pleased with the fact that some of the names in the interim committee are above 70 as it feels that the “eligibility criteria should be maintained throughout”. (Supreme Court questions list of interim BCCI administrators, no names to be revealed now)In another major twist, Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi, representing Services, Railways and Universities, has questioned the July 18, 2016, order by the Supreme Court regarding the implementation of the Lodha reforms.advertisementlast_img

Lodha Committee not consulted about names of proposed BCCI administrators

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