Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly will be able to hold this post for only 10 months
Jai Secretary, son of Home Minister Amit Shah and Arun Dhumal, brother of State Finance Minister Anurag Thakur, will be Treasurer.
Mahima Verma of Uttarakhand will be BCCI vice-president and Jayesh George of Kerala will be joint secretary
Dainik BhaskarOct 23, 2019, 10:23 AM IST Sports Desk. Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly will take over as the new chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today. He will be the 39th President of BCCI. With this, the Committee of Administrators (COA) constituted by the Supreme Court 33 months ago will also be dissolved. Ganguly is elected unopposed. He will continue in this position till July 2020.
Jai Secretary, son of Home Minister Amit Shah and Arun Dhumal, brother of Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, will be Treasurer. Apart from these, Mahim Verma of Uttarakhand and Jayesh George of Kerala will take over as Joint Secretary. Ganguly shared a photo with Jai Shah, Anurag and Arun on Twitter on October 15.
The new team at. @bcci .. hopefully we can work well .. anurag thakur thank you for seeing this through @ianuragthakur pic.twitter.com/xvZyiczcGq
– Sourav Ganguly (@ SGanguly99) October 14, 2019
The Supreme Court formed the COA in 2017
A bench of Justices SA Bobde and Justice N Nageswara Rao ordered the COA to be dissolved on Tuesday. The COA was constituted in 2017 by the Supreme Court based on the recommendations of Chief Justice RM Lodha for conducting BCCI.
'We will fix everything in the next few months'
Ganguly said on October 14, after filing nomination for the post of BCCI President, "Whatever happened in the last three years, it is a very important time for the Indian cricket administration. Being in a role where I can do something different with the team would be very gratifying. Hopefully in the next few months we will fix everything and bring Indian cricket to normalcy. "
Ganguly will be the President of BCCI for only 10 months. As per the recommendations of the Lodha Committee, no person can stay in the state or BCCI for more than 6 consecutive years and Ganguly has been holding the post of President of the Bengal Cricket Association (CAB) since 2014. In such a situation, he will be able to remain in this post till July 2020. After this, he will have to go on a cooling period of three years. That is, they cannot hold any position in the state or BCCI for three years.