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SC stumps BCCI; Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke removed from key posts | Top highlights of Supreme Court's order

According To The Reports, The Top Court Also Issued Show Cause Notices To Anurag Thakur And Ajay Shirke Asking Why Contempt And Perjury Proceedings Be Not Initiated Against Both Of Them.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 02 Jan 2017, 03:46:47 PM
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New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Monday removed Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI chief for not complying with top court's orders. The SC also removed Ajay Shirke as BCCI secretary. 

According to the reports, the top court also issued show cause notices to Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke asking why contempt and perjury proceedings be not initiated against both of them. 

This is what happened in the Supreme Court on Monday: 

# Whatever Supreme court says is final, will have to abide by that: Saurashtra Cricket Association Secy Niranjan Shah on Thakur/Shirke removal

# No one above 70, unsound mind, ministers, government servants, convicted, holding post for cumulative term of 9 years can be BCCI Office Bearer:SC

# All office bearers of BCCI and state associations to give an undertaking to abide by recommendations of Lodha Committee: SC

# Senior-most Vice President of BCCI will act as President and Joint Secy will act as Secy: SC

# Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirkey have borne consequences of BCCI not obeying SC orders: Justice Mukul Mudgal.

Read | SC removes Anurag Thakur as BCCI chief for 'lying on oath', issues show cause notice to him; Justice Lodha says 'it's a victory of Cricket'

# Next date of hearing in BCCI matter on January 19th.

# Order of Supreme court should work as a template for other sports organisations, says Justice Lodha on removal of Anurag Thakur and Shirke.

# It's the victory for the game of cricket and it will flourish, administrators come and go but its for the benefit of the game: Justice Lodha.

# SC appoints Fali Nariman & senior SC lawyer Gopal Subramanium as  Amicus Curiae to find out who would be the BCCI officials.

# One should understand once SC order has come,it has to be obeyed by all,majesty of law has worked: Justice Lodha on Thakur/Shirke removal.

# SC says that the BCCI and state board officials failed to implement its orders to bring transparency and accountability in cricket body.

# This was to happen, and now this has happened. Had submitted 3 reports before Supreme court, even then it wasnt implemented: Justice Lodha.

# Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Anurag Thakur.

# SC says as per July 18, 2016 order, these (Anurag Thakur & Ajay Shirke) 2 officials did not comply with its order and thereby been removed.

# Supreme Court asked "why prosecution should not be initiated against him"?, also sought a reply from him (Anurag Thakur) in this regard. # Supreme Court also removes Ajay Shirke from the post of BCCI Secretary.

# Supreme Court removes Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI President.

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First Published : 02 Jan 2017, 12:09:00 PM