BCCI elections on October 22, announces CoA

BCCI elections on October 22, announces CoA

The Committee of Administrators on Tuesday said that the much-awaited elections of the BCCI will be held on October 22.

The CoA, which was appointed by the Supreme Court in January 2017 to oversee the sweeping reforms recommended by the Lodha panel, announced the elections date here after due consultation with the apex court-appointed amicus curiae P S Narsimha.

The Supreme Court had assigned Narsimha in March to mediatewith various state associations which had filed 80 interim appeals. In themeeting attended by all three CoA members — chief Vinod Rai, Diana Edulji andRavi Thodge — the deadline to hold state elections was set at September 14.Rai said 30 out of 38 state associations have been rendered compliant and therest are in the process of amending their constitution as per the Lodhareforms.

Elections schedule:

June 30: Appointment of Electoral Officer by BCCI and preparation of the electoral protocol by the Electoral Officer of BCCI in consultation with the COA which shall be communicated to all the State Associations.

July 1: Appointment of Electoral Officer by StateAssociations.

August 14: Completion of preparation of the list of members,election protocol and electoral roll of the State Associations by the ElectoralOfficer of the State Association.

September 14: Completion of Elections of State Associations.

September 23: Sending of names of representatives of StateAssociations to BCCI.

September 30: Preparation of the electoral roll of nomineesqualified for the BCCI elections.October 22: BCCI elections.

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