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BCCI removed all India Cements officials from the board

Apr 1, 2014 17:17 IST

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) removed all the employees from India Cements and its associate companies from the Board on 31 March 2014. This action of BCCI is a follow up of the order of Supreme Court.

List of the names, who had been taken out in accordance of Supreme Court are
• K.S. Viswanathan, Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) secretary – he was a member of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and New Area Development sub-committees.
• K. Prasanna, the Chief Financial Officer of the Indian Premier League (IPL),
• RI Palani, the TNCA joint secretary and a member of the BCCI zonal academies committee, as well as TNCA vice-president
• PS Raman, one of BCCI’s legal consultants

Apart from these officials, the BCCI also ordered MA Satheesh, who at present is in Bangladesh and is working as logistics manager of Indian team for the ICC World Twenty20.

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However, the Supreme Court has ordered that the commentators and players working for India Cements can continue in different positions

Background
Supreme Court while hearing the IPL spot-fixing and related issues on 28 March 2014 passed an interim order asking Sunil Gavaskar to take over as BCCI president for IPL affairs and senior Vice President, Shivlal Yadav to take charge of non-IPL matters. It also ordered that employees of India Cements or its associate companies should not be part of the cricket board.

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