BCCI election process begins with call to file nominations

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India electoral officer N Gopalaswami has set the ball rolling for the BCCI executive elections during the annual general meeting on October 23.

The electoral officer has invited applications from the State cricket bodies’ representatives on the final electoral roll. The applications have been invited for candidature for the posts of the BCCI president, vice-president, secretary, joint secretary, treasures, councilor (one representative to be elected by BCCI Members) and governing council member (two members to be elected by the General Body).

A person can submit his candidature only for one position. Similarly, no person can propose or second more than one person.

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Nominations in accordance with the rules of procedure on the prescribed format can be filed latest by October 14. However, before that, the candidates will have to furnish duly filled application forms, with the signatures of the proposer and the seconder, via email to the electoral.officer@bcci.tv.

The elections are scheduled for October 23.

An aspirant for the BCCI president’s office UPCA chief Rajeev Shukla has been barred from the AGM for various breaches. Among the present electoral roll, DDCA president Rajat Sharma, Rajasthan’s Vaibhav Gehlot, Jay Shah from Saurashtra, Jaydev Shah from Gujarat, Hyderabad Cricket Association president Mohammad Azharuddin, Arun Singh Dhumal from Himachal and Punjab Cricket Association’s Rakesh Rathour appear to be among the major contestants for the key BCCI posts.

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