Subir Ganguly demands CAB president Sourav Ganguly’s resignation

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Subir Ganguly demands CAB president Sourav Ganguly’s resignation

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SportsCafe Desk

10/28/2017

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) joint secretary Subir Ganguly has sent a letter to association president Sourav Ganguly demanding the latter's resignation if he forced to step down. Recently, Subir was advised to resign from his post since he had completed 9 years as an office bearer in the CAB.

Subir, a former member of the IPL Governing Council and CAB veteran, was recently advised to step down from his post of the joint secretary as he had completed nine years as an office bearer in the state association which includes four as treasurer and five as joint secretary. But, after consulting his lawyers Subir claimed that his term is still not over and that if he was forced to step down then the same rule should be applicable for the Sourav as per the Lodha Committee recommendations. He wrote a letter to Ganguly after not being invited to the CAB's Working Committee meeting on Saturday.

"If in the event your decision to disqualify me to further continue in the post of joint secretary, which is however denied by me is to be accepted, then as per recommendation of Justice Lodha Committee in its report, adopted by the Hon' Supreme Court, you are not entitled to continue, holding the post of president of CAB as the stipulation 'Cooling Off' period after three years in the report, operates against you. And you are bound to step down immediately, having completed a continuous three-year period as office-bearer of the CAB," Subir wrote in the letter as quoted by TOI.

The former India skipper worked as a CAB secretary in 2014 and handling the responsibility of a president since 2015. Ganguly stated that the decision will be taken by the Working Committee.

"I will not comment about what Subir Ganguly has said. All I know is that he has completed nine years as office bearer including four as treasurer and five as joint secretary. And the decision regarding him has been taken by Working Committee and not me," the former India batsman told PTI.

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