Cricket Association of Bengal [CAB] announces AGM cancellation- While wasting daily time in the aimless things the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) declare on Thursday that the Annual General meeting is cancelled which was going to take place on July 31. As per the order of Supreme Court on Monday the Lodha Panel had started there work giving guidelines. The Association has no option rather to follow it as Lodha Panel directive mentioned that they can’t have any election in BCCI and there associations in state it will be kept hold. While they clearly mentioned that the state association must stick to the new guidelines and recommendations which will be put before them during 6 months tenure.
The CAB who takes all the legal advise with Ushanath Banerjee at president Sourav Ganguly’s chamber made the decision this Thursday that the AGM meeting is cancelled and will take place only after the necessary changes mentioned by Supreme Court.While the CAB peoples are not clear whether there entire things will change or what they will have a discussion and a advice session with Banerjee as mentioned by Ganguly.
While Lodha panel had also said that the office who had completed 9 years in the office before or after 18 July cannot take part in the coming elections. The State Associations had mailed the situations and asked BCCI president Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke (Secretary) about the queries regarding the conditions.
The Below questions were raised by the Associations after the Judgement:
1. Are individuals who have cumulatively completed nine years as office-bearers of a state association disqualified from holding office again?
: The Panel answer that any person who worked 9 years in the Association cannot stand for the election.
2. Will the 9-year disqualification period commence from the date of the judgment (July 18, 2016) or does it include tenures prior to that date?
: For which Panel answer”This will apply to any person as of the date of the election, and will include periods prior to the date of the judgment.”