For one thing, Anurag Thakur started his 2017 in a bad way. Speaking about, he is the son of the former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal, a BJP MP. The latest news for him this year: Anurag Thakur removed as BCCI President. Let us talk further about this certain issue.
Also, Anurag Thakur won his first Lok Sabha election in May 2008. In addition, he won again in 2014. Although, back in May 2016 he was elected president of the BCCI after the death of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Anurag Thakur removed as BCCI President
On the other hand, the Supreme Court executed Anurag Thakur. On Monday and secretary Ajay Shirke of the BCCI for not implementing the suggested reforms by the Justice RM Lodha committee in July 2016.
Moreover, in January 2015 the Lodha committee was appointed to look in the functioning of the BCCI and was suggesting changes to the constitution. Notably, on July 18th, the Supreme Court ruled the favor of implementing the Lodha Panel reforms. Also, it gave the BCCI 4 to 6 months to implement their reforms.
In fact, the sports ministry took strong grudge to the IOA’s unpleasant step to reward the two officials, and forced to rethink. That they should now go a step ahead and should make the administrative set up of the Olympics sports.
Although, his rise in the BCCI was evident as he climbed to the ranks of joint secretary and in 2011. As well, he became the secretary and when the president of the BCCI N Srinivasan was ousted, Jagmohan Dalmiya becamed the BCCI chief. But right after Dalmiya’s death Anurag Thakur was elected top be the next BCCI president. The leading of this: Anurag Thakur removed as BCCI President, have made people in India quite uneasy.
These are some areas of the BCCI and Lodha panel that has clashed.
#1 Oppodisition of BCCI’ to age cap
– It is recommended by the Lodha Panel that all the BCCI and state office must be over 70 years old. Although, the BCCI think that if this rule was implemented many state associations might lose their top officials. The said examples are Sharad Pawar of Mumbai Cricket Association, Niranjan Shah of Saurashtra Cricket Association and N Srinivasan of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.
#2 Tenure Cap Concern
– In addtion, Lodha panel suggested that the official can not serve over three consecutive terms. It’s either at BCCI nor the state body. Actually, the panel also suggested that office bearers can only hold office for only 9 years maximum with 3 year cooling in between.
#3 One post to one person
-There is a mandatory cooling off in the Lodha Panel. 3 years between the two terms, also this cooling off period means he could also contest in one post and nit in any other consecutive posts, that did not go too well with the BCCI.
#4 The One State one vote Policy
-There is a major point sticking in the argument. Though, the presence of the state cricket associations meant maximum votes. Additionally, Maharashtra and Gujarat had three more associations and the Lodha Panel wanted to correct their voting pattern in BCCI. If the one state one vote would have been implimented long time ago. The said then voting rights would be much an impact.
New Obserbers have to be Careful
Moreover, Anurag Thakur needs to invite censure and the show cause to notice why perjury and the contempt of proceeding should not be proposed against him. This is a sad reflection on the Board treated the order of the Court. Also, this is a great warning to other officials to must fall in .line,