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Will appeal for exemption of Ganguly’s cooling-off period: IPL petitioner

The original petitioner in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing case Aditya Verma will appeal to the Supreme Court to exempt BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s compulsory three-year cooling off period which starts in July. “Being the original petitioner on whose PIL the whole constitutional revamp happened, I have decided to file a plea that apex court should let Sourav Ganguly and his team (secretary Jay Shah in this case) continue for a term of three years,” Verma told PTI on Monday.

As per the new BCCI constitution based on justice RM Lodha committee’s reforms, any person who has been an office bearer in state as well as BCCI for consecutive period of six years will have to go for compulsory cooling off period of three years.

Source: Hindustan Times