BCCI Vice-President Election: Rajiv Shukla’s candidature as vice-president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was declared valid on Friday. Besides this, Brijesh Patel and M.Khairul Jamal Majumdar will continue as councillors. The elections for the three vacant posts was scheduled to be held at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 24, however, now that there would be no contest, all have been effectively elected
The post of BCCI VP fell vacant after Mahim Verma quit and returned to his home state, Uttarakhand, where he was elected as secretary of the state association. As per the timeline announced by Joti, a former Chief Election Commissioner of India, a formal announcement of a list of contesting candidates would be made on Saturday, and that would effectively be the declaration of the results, which were originally to be declared during the AGM, in case of a contest(s).
Shukla was disqualified from the BCCI AGM last year, after the Electoral Officer discovered that the former Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary had not completed his three cooling off period.
Besides, the elections, the BCCI AGM will also have discussion on some key topics including IPL 2021.
BCCI AGM likely to take 3 major decisions on the 14th edition of IPL
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold it’s 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on December 24. This meeting will be extremely clinical in deciding the fate of IPL 2021 edition and its whereabouts. While there are a number of points for the agenda, there are 3 major developments surrounding IPL 2021 that are expected to be finalized in the AGM according to the information available with InsideSport. READ FULL STORY HERE