Sourav Ganguly-Jay Shah pair will remain in BCCI, Supreme Court approves amendment in the constitution of the board

Pankaj Prasad
Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah
Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave its verdict while hearing the petition filed for amendment in the constitution of BCCI.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah have got a big relief from the Supreme Court. Both will remain in their posts for the next three years. The Supreme Court has approved the extension of the tenure of both.

Supreme Court approves amendment in BCCI constitution

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave its verdict while hearing the petition filed for amendment in the constitution of BCCI . The Supreme Court has given its approval to amend the constitution of BCCI. SC allows BCCI to amend its constitution and says, we are of the view that the amendment will not dilute the original purpose. We accept the proposed amendment. The amendment proposed by BCCI does not detract from the spirit of our original decision and is accepted.

Supreme Court approves amendment related to cooling off period

The Supreme Court approved the amendment related to the cooling off period. The Supreme Court said during the hearing, there is no need for a cooling off period after one term. However, the top court said, it can be done after two terms.

Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah will remain in office for the next three years

After the Supreme Court's decision, former Team India captain Sourav Ganguly will continue as BCCI President and Jay Shah as Secretary for the next three years.

What is the cooling off period?

After extending the tenure of Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah, BCCI had filed a petition in the Supreme Court regarding constitutional amendment. Let us know what is the cooling off period. In fact, as per the BCCI constitution, an office-bearer had to undergo a cooling-off period of three years between two consecutive terms of the state association or BCCI or both jointly. But now after the decision of the Supreme Court, the constitution will be amended. In which the officers will remain in their post for two consecutive terms.