New BCCI constitution draft by 8 Sep: CoA

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators will ready the draft of the new constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India by 8 September.

Vinod Rai, head of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators has confirmed that the CoA will meet here on 8 September to finalise the constitution. The SC had directed the CoA to prepare the draft for the new constitution in accordance with the Lodha panel recommendations.

Among the clauses being re-axamined are the one state one vote principle, the size of the selection committees and the status of associate members. 

In its fifth status report submitted to the SC on 16 August, the CoA had asked the apex court to hand over the "governance, management and administration" of the BCCI to them, further stating that they would need the help of a professional group, currently headed by BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, to run the board.

The SC had ordered  the draft constitution to be readied August 30, in time for the September 30 deadline for BCCI elections.