Following the latest Supreme Court order to freeze all financial transactions of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) till it implements the Lodha reform, BCCI chief Anurag Thakur today asserted that he has trust on the judicial system.
“I haven’t read the order, but we have full faith in the Indian judiciary. We have already put forward our concerns, ” the BCCI chief said in a statement to ANI.
Earlier today, the apex court said the cricketing body cannot take in contracts above the monetary ceiling set by the Lodha Panel. The court has ordered the board not to give any amount of funds to the sate affiliates unless it implements the recommendation by the panel led by Justice Lodha.
The Supreme Court had also asked the Lodha panel to appoint an indipendent auditor who will monitor all the financial transactions of BBCI and submit a report to the panel. th court has imposed this sanction, citing that BCCI has failed to comply to the recommendation of the SC appointed Lodha Panel.
The court has also directed BCCI president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke to appear before the Lodha Panel and show their compliances and present a detailed affidevit with in two weeks.
Defending the accusition of flouting rcommendations by the SC appointed oanel, the BCCI has earlier asserted that they want to implement the Lodha panel, but a few state bodies are against the decision.