Sourav Ganguly took over as the 39th president of BCCI in Mumbai
One of India’s most decorated captains Sourav Ganguly took over as the 39th president of the BCCI in Mumbai at its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Former BCCI president and current MoS Finance Anurag Thakur’s younger brother Arun Dhumal is the treasurer.
This will end the 33-month reign of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA).
Ganguly is the unanimous nomination for the post of BCCI president along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay as the secretary.
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