BCCI calls SGM on May 22 to elect new president

Last Updated: Sat, May 14, 2016 17:54 hrs
Anurag Thakur

The BCCI has called for a Special General Meeting (SGM) on May 22 in Mumbai to elect its new president following the resignation of Shashank Manohar.

Goa Cricket Association General Secretary Vinod Phadke said that an SGM will be held in Mumbai on May 22 and the only agenda of the meeting would be election of a new president.

"Yes, we have the SGM on May 22 in Mumbai. The only agenda is the election of the president," Phadke told PTI.

As per BCCI rules, an SGM has to be convened within 15 days, apprising the members of the current situation. It is the prerogative of secretary Anurag Thakur to call such a meeting.

According to reliable sources, Thakur is being tipped to take over the hot seat. IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla is also in the running along with Maharashtra CA president and business magnate Ajay Shirke.

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