SC likely to announce names of BCCI administrators on January 24th

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India today decided to announce the name of administrators for the cash-rich Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) o January 24th.

The apex court has also modified its earlier order by which a person having tenure of nine years in any state association and BCCI would stand disqualified from holding any position in the cricket governing body.

The court has modified its earlier order that nine-year tenure of an office bearer in the state association or in the BCCI shall not be considered successive additions.

A bench of judges headed by Dipak Misra directed that the names provided by the senior advocates Anil Divan and Gopal Subramaniam who have been appointed as curiae to assist the court for being appointed as BCCI administrators to be kept secret.

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The amicus were asked to suggest the names of persons who could be best suitable as administrators for the BCCI.

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for them said that the judgment should be recalled and revisited as larger question have not been answered.

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