Tripura opts for nine-member Apex Council


Tripura Cricket Affiliation (TCA) — which was the second BCCI full member after the Vidarbha Cricket Affiliation, to just accept the Lodha Reforms in Cricket Report three years in the past — has chosen to run its administration with a small Apex Council of 9 members.

The TCA will elect its Apex Council on Sept. 17. The Lodha panel had proposed a modest energy for the policy-making Apex Council on the BCCI and the State-level.

There was experiences of the Supreme Court docket-appointed amicus curiae, senior advocate, P.S. Narasimha having agreed to a proposal from some members to extend the dimensions of the Apex Council upwards of 9, however to a most of 19.

A TCA member advised The Hindu that solely 33 representatives comprise its common physique and therefore the TCA has chosen the choice of a small-size Apex Council.

It can consist of 5 elected office-bearers (president, vice-president, secretary, jt. secretary and treasurer) and one other member elected from among the many common physique.

For the reason that State doesn’t have worldwide gamers, the female and male representatives of the cricketers might be inducted into the apex council after the elections. A consultant of the State Accountant Common’s workplace would be the ninth member.

On Tuesday, the electoral officer Kishore Ambuly, former State Election Commissioner, introduced the listing of nominees of 14 golf equipment, 18 sub-divisions of the State and a Life Member elected by 230 Life Members of the TCA.

In line with the TCA Structure, 33 representatives are eligible to attend the AGM and participate within the elections, however a tough state of affairs has arisen with the Sonamura Sub-Division sending two names; Dhruba Lal Chaudhuri and Pratima Bhoumik (Lok Sabha member of the BJP). The electoral officer has mentioned that within the occasion of an election, their votes might be saved in a sealed cowl.

The electoral officer has additionally famous that “the candidate and proposer should be a member of the final physique of the TCA as per the ultimate listing.”