Lodha Panel seeks SC nod to remove BCCI officials

The Lodha Panel made the suggestions in its report submitted to the Supreme Court on Monday and seeks G.K. Pillai’s appointment to head the BCCI


A representative photo of the BCCI. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint
A representative photo of the BCCI. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

New Delhi: In a report submitted to the Supreme Court on Monday, the Lodha panel has sought the approval to remove all the Board Of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and state cricket bodies office bearers who fail to fulfill the criteria laid by it.

The panel has further suggested the apex court to appoint former Union home secretary G. K. Pillai as observer of the BCCI to supervise its administration.

The Lodha panel also seeks the apex court’s nod to empower it to appoint secretarial staff, assistance and fix remuneration.

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