Nominations for AGM close on Sept. 28: Shukla

N. Srinivasan has already confirmed that he will stand for re-election as the BCCI president during the board’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Chennai on September 29. If Wednesday’s show of strength in expelling Lalit Modi is any indicator, Srinivasan should not face any opposition on Sunday.
Rajiv Shukla, former vice-president of the BCCI and secretary of Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association, said the nominations for the AGM will close by the evening of September 28. “Then only you will know who is contesting and who is not,” he said it categorically.
Asked how Srinivasan could preside over the meeting, Shukla said, “In the last working committee meeting, it was decided that he will discharge his duties as president and that is how he presided today.”
Shukla said the decision to slap ex-Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi with a life ban was a “unanimous” decision and there was no ambiguity in the verdict by the cricket board.
“It was a unanimous decision. It was first moved by Anirudh Chaudhary of Haryana and seconded by Ranjib Biswal of Orissa. Everybody today attended the meeting and voted in favour. There was not a single dissent vote,” Shukla said.

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