The BCCI parted methods with its chief government officer Rahul Johri.© AFP
The BCCI parted methods with its chief government officer Rahul Johri after his long-pending resignation was accepted on Thursday. Whereas the highest bosses within the BCCI remained tight-lipped concerning the growth, a senior official within the know of issues informed PTI that they’ve determined to just accept his resignation letter despatched on December 27. “Rahul Johri’s resignation has been accepted. He was earlier given an extension until April 30, however this time it has been accepted,” a BCCI veteran informed PTI on the situation of anonymity.
It couldn’t be precisely ascertained why the BCCI instantly determined to just accept his resignation.
Nonetheless, there are conjectures about sure labeled paperwork of the Board being leaked in public area and fingers have been internally raised at Johri.
A former BCCI office-bearer raised a couple of questions.
“There ought to be no less than some sanctity with regards to coping with official paperwork. The frequent chorus in BCCI corridors is that Johri did not maintain that sanctity. If there isn’t a belief, then how can people on the high consider him,” the previous official stated.
It’s understood that the circulation of two particular mails within the media – Cricket Australia head Earl Eddings’ mail to ICC concerning the World T20 and one by CAG consultant Alka Rehani Bhardwaj – caused his downfall.
Johri, who joined the BCCI in 2016, had earlier put in his papers after the Supreme Courtroom-appointed Committee of Directors (CoA) had made means for the Sourav Ganguly-led set-up the run the world’s richest cricket board.
However he was then requested to proceed until the tip of his contract, which was on account of expire in 2021.
Nonetheless, as soon as the BCCI obtained again its administration, Johri was more and more marginalized together with his area of labor, together with issues associated to ICC, being dealt with by secretary Jay Shah.
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