BCCI V. Cricket Association Of Bara Case Study

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ISSUE OF THE CASE: The Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) moved the Supreme Court for stay of elections of BCCI for office bearers which was scheduled for May 22 and to bar chargesheeted candidates from contesting.

The plea was made before a vacation bench of Justices AM Sapre and Ashok Bhushan who declined to hear calling it a part-heard matter and saying that the regular bench was already hearing it. Counsel appearing for Cricket association of Bihar and Ors. said that it is an urgent matter as the election is scheduled for May 22 and no prior 21 days' notice has been given for the elections.He also sought implementation of the Lodha Committee recommendations under
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The apex court on April 25 pulled up BCCI for completely "monopolizing" cricket in the country and had said several youngsters "wanting to be Dhonis and Kohlis" are not given equal and fair opportunity if they are not on the right side of the cricket body. It was also observed that irregularities in the functioning of BCCI had continuously arisen. No member of parliament should stand for office holder position in BCCI. One person should be allotted one post and not …show more content…
The direction issued by this Court for all round reform in the working of the BCCI and the conduct of its affairs proceeded fundamentally on the juristic foundation that BCCI was discharging public functions and is, therefore, subject to the rigours of ‘Public Law’ making it mandatory for the BCCI to follow the principles of reasonableness, fairness, accountability and

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