Members of MCA approach Bombay High Court for appointment of CoA

The petitioners have also asked the Court to restrain the disqualified members from taking part in the elections.

Girish Shinde and Madhav Ranade, both life members of the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA), have moved the Bombay High Court for the appointment of  Committee of Administrators (CoA) to implement the recommendations of the Justice Lodha Committee endorsed by the Supreme Court of India.

The two petitioners have been guided by the Supreme Court appointed CoA which has directed the BCCI members to approach the local High Court. The petitioners have cited the instance of MCA which is now run by CoA (two retired judges) appointed by the Bombay High Court responding to a petition by a member of the MCA.
 

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In the 194 page petition, the petitioners have also asked the Court to restrain the disqualified members from taking part in the elections.

The MCA (through its secretary, Riyaz Bagwan), Additional Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra, BCCI, CoA, Abhy Apte (former MCA president), Ms. Priyanka Thorve (MCA's treasurer), Chanrakant Mate, Vijaykumar Tamhane and the State of Maharashtra have been named as respondents.