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SC removes Anurag Thakur as BCCI chief for 'lying on oath', here are the top reactions

The Supreme Court On Monday Removed Anurag Thakur From The Post Of BCCI President For Not Complying With Top Court's Orders. The SC Also Removed Ajay Shirke As BCCI Secretary.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 02 Jan 2017, 04:00:54 PM
Anurag Thakur - File Photo

New Delhi:

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

The apex court also questioned why contempt proceedings against the BCCI president shouldn't be initiated. 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. 

Here are the top reactions to Supreme Court's decison on the removal of Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke from key posts -  

Ajay Shirkey after being removed as BCCI secretary

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

This will be very good for Indian sports and cricket in particular: Bishan Singh Bedi

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

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First Published : 02 Jan 2017, 12:37:00 PM